Kentucky County Map, List of Counties in Kentucky with Seats

The U.S. state of Kentucky is divided into 120 Counties. Explore the Kentucky County Map, all Counties list along with their County Seats in alphabetical order and their population, areas and the date of formation.

Kentucky County Map

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    Kentucky is a state in the United States of America. Kentucky was accepted and considered as one of the states of Union in the year 1792. The environs states of the Kentucky are Tennessee which is located to the south, Missouri is situated to the west, Illinois and Indiana to the northwest and Ohio lies in the north and northeast. The capital city of the state is Frankfort. The capital city is very popular for its magnificent and splendid capitol buildings. The state was nicknamed as Bluegrass state as state has a lot lush green fields to which blue-purple buds appear during spring. Hence it is called like that. The population of Kentucky is expected to have reached 4.51 million by 2021 that ranks as 25th state in terms of population. Kentucky is spread across 39486 square miles that accounts for 102269 square kilometers.

    Kentucky for the ease of administration is sub- divided into 120 counties. Pike County is considered as the largest and biggest county in the state which has 787.6 square miles of arena. The tiniest county in terms of area is Gallatin County. The most populous county in the state of Kentucky is Jefferson County while least populated county is Robertson County which second smallest county in area. Kentucky itself was a county once upon a time in the state of Virginia. When it attained statehood, it had 9 counties. Jefferson is the oldest county of the state. The wealthiest county in Kentucky is Oldham while the poorest county is McCreary County. In fact, McCreary is the poorest of all the counties of United States of America. There are 419 cities in Kentucky.

    Kentucky has three branches of the government. They are Executive branch which is headed by the governor, Legislative branch that consists of General Assembly and Senate and Judicial branch the supreme power is given to the supreme court. Every County has its own legislative council which is known as fiscal court. By law the fiscal court may either be consisting of three commissioners or judges of the county.

    The U.S. state of Kentucky has 120 Counties. This is list of Kentucky Counties and County Seats in alphabetical order along with check their population, areas and the date of formation.

    List of Counties in Kentucky with County Seats

    S.NCountyCounty SeatPopulationArea Formed
    1Adair CountyColumbia19,204407 sq mi1802
    2Allen CountyScottsville20,384346 sq mi1815
    3Anderson CountyLawrenceburg21,888203 sq mi1827
    4Ballard CountyWickliffe8,240251 sq mi1842
    5Barren CountyGlasgow43,148491 sq mi1798
    6Bath CountyOwingsville12,206279 sq mi1811
    7Bell CountyPineville27,778361 sq mi1867
    8Boone CountyBurlington126,413246 sq mi1798
    9Bourbon CountyParis19,972291 sq mi1785
    10Boyd CountyCatlettsburg48,832160 sq mi1860
    11Boyle CountyDanville29,706182 sq mi1842
    12Bracken CountyBrooksville8,406203 sq mi1796
    13Breathitt CountyJackson13,409495 sq mi1839
    14Breckinridge CountyHardinsburg19,888572 sq mi1799
    15Bullitt CountyShepherdsville77,955299 sq mi1796
    16Butler CountyMorgantown12,875428 sq mi1810
    17Caldwell CountyPrinceton12,725347 sq mi1809
    18Calloway CountyMurray38,282386 sq mi1822
    19Campbell CountyAlexandria91,833152 sq mi1794
    20Carlisle CountyBardwell4,978192 sq mi1886
    21Carroll CountyCarrollton10,815130 sq mi1838
    22Carter CountyGrayson27,223411 sq mi1838
    23Casey CountyLiberty15,891446 sq mi1806
    24Christian CountyHopkinsville74,250721 sq mi1796
    25Clark CountyWinchester35,758254 sq mi1792
    26Clay CountyManchester21,147471 sq mi1807
    27Clinton CountyAlbany10,165198 sq mi1835
    28Crittenden CountyMarion9,224362 sq mi1842
    29Cumberland CountyBurkesville6,745306 sq mi1798
    30Daviess CountyOwensboro98,275462 sq mi1815
    31Edmonson CountyBrownsville12,013303 sq mi1825
    32Elliott CountySandy Hook7,672234 sq mi1869
    33Estill CountyIrvine14,447254 sq mi1808
    34Fayette CountyLexington310,797284 sq mi1780
    35Fleming CountyFlemingsburg14,545351 sq mi1798
    36Floyd CountyPrestonsburg38,108394 sq mi1800
    37Franklin CountyFrankfort49,880210 sq mi1794
    38Fulton CountyHickman6,265209 sq mi1845
    39Gallatin CountyWarsaw8,58999 sq mi1798
    40Garrard CountyLancaster16,858231 sq mi1796
    41Grant CountyWilliamstown24,875260 sq mi1820
    42Graves CountyMayfield37,618556 sq mi1824
    43Grayson CountyLeitchfield26,194504 sq mi1810
    44Green CountyGreensburg11,043289 sq mi1792
    45Greenup CountyGreenup36,308346 sq mi1803
    46Hancock CountyHawesville8,753189 sq mi1829
    47Hardin CountyElizabethtown108,266628 sq mi1792
    48Harlan CountyHarlan28,163467 sq mi1819
    49Harrison CountyCynthiana18,592310 sq mi1793
    50Hart CountyMunfordville18,597416 sq mi1819
    51Henderson CountyHenderson46,467440 sq mi1798
    52Henry CountyNew Castle15,572289 sq mi1798
    53Hickman CountyClinton4,734244 sq mi1821
    54Hopkins CountyMadisonville46,376551 sq mi1806
    55Jackson CountyMcKee13,289346 sq mi1858
    56Jefferson CountyLouisville760,026385 sq mi1780
    57Jessamine CountyNicholasville50,815173 sq mi1798
    58Johnson CountyPaintsville23,262262 sq mi1843
    59Kenton CountyCovington and Independence163,929163 sq mi1840
    60Knott CountyHindman15,892352 sq mi1884
    61Knox CountyBarbourville31,798388 sq mi1799
    62LaRue CountyHodgenville14,180263 sq mi1843
    63Laurel CountyLondon60,015436 sq mi1825
    64Lawrence CountyLouisa15,804419 sq mi1821
    65Lee CountyBeattyville7,594210 sq mi1870
    66Leslie CountyHyden10,918404 sq mi1878
    67Letcher CountyWhitesburg23,359339 sq mi1842
    68Lewis CountyVanceburg13,880484 sq mi1806
    69Lincoln CountyStanford24,445337 sq mi1780
    70Livingston CountySmithland9,359316 sq mi1799
    71Logan CountyRussellville26,867556 sq mi1792
    72Lyon CountyEddyville8,430216 sq mi1854
    73Madison CountyRichmond87,340441 sq mi1785
    74Magoffin CountySalyersville12,913310 sq mi1860
    75Marion CountyLebanon20,007347 sq mi1834
    76Marshall CountyBenton30,953305 sq mi1842
    77Martin CountyInez12,537231 sq mi1870
    78Mason CountyMaysville17,166241 sq mi1788
    79McCracken CountyPaducah65,316251 sq mi1825
    80McCreary CountyWhitley City17,863428 sq mi1912
    81McLean CountyCalhoun9,478254 sq mi1854
    82Meade CountyBrandenburg29,139308 sq mi1823
    83Menifee CountyFrenchburg6,287204 sq mi1869
    84Mercer CountyHarrodsburg21,319251 sq mi1785
    85Metcalfe CountyEdmonton9,990291 sq mi1860
    86Monroe CountyTompkinsville10,704331 sq mi1820
    87Montgomery CountyMount Sterling27,474199 sq mi1796
    88Morgan CountyWest Liberty13,303381 sq mi1822
    89Muhlenberg CountyGreenville31,207475 sq mi1798
    90Nelson CountyBardstown44,812423 sq mi1784
    91Nicholas CountyCarlisle7,041197 sq mi1799
    92Ohio CountyHartford23,977594 sq mi1798
    93Oldham CountyLa Grange63,490189 sq mi1823
    94Owen CountyOwenton10,645352 sq mi1819
    95Owsley CountyBooneville4,508198 sq mi1843
    96Pendleton CountyFalmouth14,493280 sq mi1798
    97Perry CountyHazard27,597342 sq mi1820
    98Pike CountyPikeville63,034788 sq mi1821
    99Powell CountyStanton12,434180 sq mi1852
    100Pulaski CountySomerset63,825662 sq mi1798
    101Robertson CountyMount Olivet2,197100 sq mi1867
    102Rockcastle CountyMount Vernon16,826318 sq mi1810
    103Rowan CountyMorehead23,655281 sq mi1856
    104Russell CountyJamestown17,774254 sq mi1825
    105Scott CountyGeorgetown51,284285 sq mi1792
    106Shelby CountyShelbyville44,875384 sq mi1792
    107Simpson CountyFranklin17,826236 sq mi1819
    108Spencer CountyTaylorsville17,668186 sq mi1824
    109Taylor CountyCampbellsville25,257270 sq mi1848
    110Todd CountyElkton12,520376 sq mi1819
    111Trigg CountyCadiz14,142443 sq mi1820
    112Trimble CountyBedford8,786149 sq mi1837
    113Union CountyMorganfield15,165345 sq mi1811
    114Warren CountyBowling Green120,460545 sq mi1796
    115Washington CountySpringfield11,959301 sq mi1792
    116Wayne CountyMonticello20,486459 sq mi1800
    117Webster CountyDixon13,236335 sq mi1860
    118Whitley CountyWilliamsburg35,503440 sq mi1818
    119Wolfe CountyCampton7,214223 sq mi1860
    120Woodford CountyVersailles25,563191 sq mi1788
    Edited by: Vijay Kanth | Updated: September 30, 2021