Kentucky Atlas and Gazetteer

Map of Kentucky Counties
A larger map of the Kentucky county boundaries is available.

Kentucky is divided into 120 counties. All figures are from the 2010 census. The area is in square miles and the density is people per square mile.

County Formed Seat(s) Land Area Population Density
Adair1802Columbia40518,65646
Allen1815Scottsville34419,95658
Anderson1827Lawrenceburg20221,421106
Ballard1842Wickliffe2478,24933
Barren1799Glasgow48842,17387
Bath1811Owingsville27911,59142
Bell1867Pineville35928,69180
Boone1799Burlington246118,811482
Bourbon1786Paris29019,98569
Boyd1860Catlettsburg16049,542310
Boyle1842Danville18028,432158
Bracken1797Brooksville2068,48841
Breathitt1839Jackson49213,87828
Breckinridge1800Hardinsburg56720,05935
Bullitt1797Shepherdsville29774,319250
Butler1810Morgantown42612,69030
Caldwell1809Princeton34512,98438
Calloway1823Murray38537,19197
Campbell1795Alexandria; Newport15190,336597
Carlisle1886Bardwell1895,10427
Carroll1838Carrollton12910,81184
Carter1838Grayson41027,72068
Casey1807Liberty44415,95536
Christian1797Hopkinsville71873,955103
Clark1793Winchester25235,613141
Clay1807Manchester46921,73046
Clinton1836Albany19710,27252
Crittenden1842Marion3609,31526
Cumberland1799Burkesville3056,85622
Daviess1815Owensboro45896,656211
Edmonson1826Brownsville30312,16140
Elliott1869Sandy Hook2347,85234
Estill1808Irvine25314,67258
Fayette1780Lexington284295,8031,043
Fleming1798Flemingsburg34914,34841
Floyd1800Prestonsburg39339,451100
Franklin1795Frankfort20849,285237
Fulton1845Hickman2066,81333
Gallatin1799Warsaw1018,58985
Garrard1797Lancaster23016,91274
Grant1820Williamstown25824,66296
Graves1824Mayfield55237,12167
Grayson1810Leitchfield49725,74652
Green1793Greensburg28611,25839
Greenup1804Greenup34436,910107
Hancock1829Hawesville1888,56546
Hardin1793Elizabethtown623105,543169
Harlan1819Harlan46629,27863
Harrison1794Cynthiana30618,84662
Hart1819Munfordville41218,19944
Henderson1799Henderson43746,250106
Henry1799New Castle28615,41654
Hickman1822Clinton2424,90220
Hopkins1807Madisonville54246,92087
Jackson1858McKee34513,49439
Jefferson1780Louisville380741,0961,948
Jessamine1799Nicholasville17248,586282
Johnson1843Paintsville26223,35689
Kenton1840Covington; Independence160159,720997
Knott1884Hindman35216,34647
Knox1800Barbourville38631,88383
LaRue1843Hodgenville26214,19354
Laurel1826London43458,849136
Lawrence1822Louisa41615,86038
Lee1870Beattyville2097,88738
Leslie1878Hyden40111,31028
Letcher1842Whitesburg33824,51973
Lewis1807Vanceburg48313,87029
Lincoln1780Stanford33424,74274
Livingston1799Smithland3139,51930
Logan1792Russellville55226,83549
Lyon1854Eddyville2148,31439
Madison1786Richmond43782,916190
Magoffin1860Salyersville30813,33343
Marion1834Lebanon34319,82058
Marshall1842Benton30131,448104
Martin1870Inez23012,92956
Mason1789Maysville24017,49073
McCracken1825Paducah24965,565264
McCreary1912Whitley City42718,30643
McLean1854Calhoun2529,53138
Meade1824Brandenburg30528,60294
Menifee1869Frenchburg2046,30631
Mercer1786Harrodsburg24921,33186
Metcalfe1860Edmonton29010,09935
Monroe1820Tompkinsville32910,96333
Montgomery1797Mount Sterling19726,499134
Morgan1823West Liberty38113,92337
Muhlenberg1799Greenville46731,49967
Nelson1785Bardstown41843,437104
Nicholas1800Carlisle1957,13537
Ohio1799Hartford58723,84241
Oldham1824La Grange18760,316322
Owen1819Owenton35110,84131
Owsley1843Booneville1974,75524
Pendleton1799Falmouth27714,87754
Perry1821Hazard34028,71285
Pike1822Pikeville78765,02483
Powell1852Stanton17912,61370
Pulaski1799Somerset65863,06396
Robertson1867Mount Olivet1002,28223
Rockcastle1810Mount Vernon31717,05654
Rowan1856Morehead28023,33383
Russell1826Jamestown25417,56569
Scott1792Georgetown28247,173167
Shelby1792Shelbyville38042,074111
Simpson1819Franklin23417,32774
Spencer1824Taylorsville18717,06191
Taylor1848Campbellsville26624,51292
Todd1820Elkton37512,46033
Trigg1820Cadiz44114,33932
Trimble1837Bedford1528,80958
Union1811Morganfield34315,00744
Warren1797Bowling Green542113,792210
Washington1792Springfield29711,71739
Wayne1800Monticello45820,81345
Webster1860Dixon33213,62141
Whitley1818Williamsburg43835,63781
Wolfe1860Campton2227,35533
Woodford1789Versailles18924,939132
Total 39,486 4,339,367 110

DISSOLVED COUNTY

County Formed Seat(s) Land Area Dissolved
Beckham1904Olive Hill3001904

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