Woodford county is in the Inner Bluegrass region of Kentucky. The elevation in the county ranges from 469 to 1000 feet above sea level.
In 2010 the county population was 24,939 in a land area of 188.78 square miles, an average of 132.1 people per square mile.
The equine population was 11,900 in the 2012 Kentucky Equine Survey.
Woodford county was named to honor General William Woodford, who served in the American Revolution and died as a prisoner of war on a British ship.