Hart county is in the Pennyrile region of Kentucky.
The elevation in the county ranges from 421 to 1156 feet above sea level.
It was formed in 1819 from Barren and
The county seat is Munfordville.
Hart county was a source of Edmonson (1825) county.
In 2010 the county population was 18,199 in a land area of 412.09 square
miles, an average of 44.2 people per square mile.
The equine population was 3,300 in the
2012 Kentucky Equine Survey.
Hart county was named for
Captain Nathaniel Gray Smith Hart,
a lawyer from
who was killed at the River Raisin during the War of 1812.
Mammoth Cave National Park
extends into Hart county west of
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