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.

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About Counties of Kentucky

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: December 5, 2021