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Slaughters
Slaughters
Kentucky
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Slaughters is a home rule-class city in Webster County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 238 at the 2000 census. Slaughters lies just west of US 41 and 9​1⁄2 miles east of Dixon. According to local tradition, it was named for Augustus G. Slaughter who won the right to name the town and post office after winning a game of cards. The post office was established as Slaughtersville on January 29, 1856, with Henry A. Prater, postmaster. Slaughter himself served as postmaster from 1860 to 1865 and was succeeded by Stiman. Though the post office was renamed Slaughters in 1915, the town remained Slaughtersville from its incorporation in 1861 until 1967 when the Board on Geographic Names reversed an earlier decision and conformed to common usage and the present name of the post office. CSX Transportation runs through Slaughters and operates a siding track that is named after the city.

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How did Kentucky earn the grade of B+? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Kentucky has a state sales tax of 6.00%. Of particular interest is that Kentucky does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are taxes imposed on inheritance. Kentucky has an effective property tax rate of 0.85%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Kentucky earned its state tax grade of B+.

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