The county of Hancock is located in Kentucky and was founded in 1829. There are 8,565 residents in Hancock who have access to courthouses in Hawesville. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. Kentucky is part of the 6th federal circuit court as well.
There are 945 residents in Hawesville, which is 1.2 square miles and 410ft above sea level. It was settled in 1836 and is governed by a local government.