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
Founded1798
Named forThe Barrens, a region of grassland in Kentucky
SeatGlasgow
Largest cityGlasgow
Area
 • Total500 sq mi (1,000 km2)
 • Land488 sq mi (1,260 km2)
 • Water12 sq mi (30 km2)  2.5%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
44,176
 • Density87/sq mi (34/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district2nd
Websitewww.barrenco-ky.com

Barren County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 42,173.[1] Its county seat is Glasgow.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 5, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2012-07-12. Retrieved 2011-06-07.