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thowerton [Rabbit Hash]
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 Called Carlton when a post office was established in [[1879]], the little river [[towns|town]] was renamed three months later to Rabbit Hash when no one was getting their mail. Carrollton, Carroll County, Kentucky was the source of confusion. ​  The name of Rabbit Hash supposedly originated after a flood drove all of the rabbits to higher ground and the only thing to eat was rabbit hash.  Called Carlton when a post office was established in [[1879]], the little river [[towns|town]] was renamed three months later to Rabbit Hash when no one was getting their mail. Carrollton, Carroll County, Kentucky was the source of confusion. ​  The name of Rabbit Hash supposedly originated after a flood drove all of the rabbits to higher ground and the only thing to eat was rabbit hash. 
  
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 In 1998 the unincorporated community held an "​election"​ for a new mayor. ​ The event was a fundraiser for historic preservation of the river town.  Each vote cost one dollar. ​ The canine mayors of Rabbit Hash have included: ​ Goofy; Junior, a large black dog; after Junior'​s passing in 2008, a red and white border collie named Lucy Lou; and the current mayor, an American pit bull terrier named, Brynn (short for Brynneth Pawltro-Bamforth). In 1998 the unincorporated community held an "​election"​ for a new mayor. ​ The event was a fundraiser for historic preservation of the river town.  Each vote cost one dollar. ​ The canine mayors of Rabbit Hash have included: ​ Goofy; Junior, a large black dog; after Junior'​s passing in 2008, a red and white border collie named Lucy Lou; and the current mayor, an American pit bull terrier named, Brynn (short for Brynneth Pawltro-Bamforth).
  
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