Barren County, Kentucky

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Barren County
Barren County Courthouse in Glasgow
Barren County Courthouse in Glasgow
Map of Kentucky highlighting Barren County
Location within the U.S. state of Kentucky
Map of the United States highlighting Kentucky
Kentucky's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 36°58′N 85°56′W / 36.96°N 85.93°W / 36.96; -85.93
Country United States
State Kentucky
Named forThe Barrens, a region of grassland in Kentucky
Largest cityGlasgow
 • Total500 sq mi (1,000 km2)
 • Land488 sq mi (1,260 km2)
 • Water12 sq mi (30 km2)  2.5%
 • Total44,485
 • Density87/sq mi (34/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district2nd

Barren County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2020 census, the population was 44,485.[1] Its county seat is Glasgow.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "QuickFacts: Barren County, Kentucky". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 4, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2012-07-12. Retrieved 2011-06-07.