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Berea is a city in Madison County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 9,851 at the 2000 census. Its most prominent institution is Berea College, which owns a substantial percentage of the city's land—over 9000 acres by some estimates. A dry town, it is also one of the fastest growing towns in Kentucky. Due to the high number of arts and crafts produced, Berea is a semi-popular tourist attraction, and hosts several Crafts Festivals throughout the year. Berea also hosts a Spoonbread Festival in mid-September, which revolves around a cornmeal bread that is traditionally served with a wooden spoon. Berea is a principal city of the Richmond–Berea Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Madison and Rockcastle counties.