Kentucky Atlas and Gazetteer

Map of Calloway County, Kentucky

Calloway county is in the Jackson Purchase region of Kentucky. The elevation in the county ranges from 359 to 640 feet above sea level.

It was formed in 1823 from Hickman county. The county seat is Murray. Calloway county was a source of Marshall (1842) county.

In 2010 the county population was 37,191 in a land area of 385.02 square miles, an average of 96.6 people per square mile.

The equine population was 1,900 in the 2012 Kentucky Equine Survey.

Calloway county was named to honor Colonel Richard Callaway, an early settler who was killed at Boonesborough. The reason for the change in spelling isn't known.


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