Bell County, Kentucky

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Bell County
Bell County Courthouse in Pineville
Bell County Courthouse in Pineville
Map of Kentucky highlighting Bell 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°44′N 83°40′W / 36.74°N 83.67°W / 36.74; -83.67
Country United States
State Kentucky
FoundedFebruary 5, 1867[1]
Named forJoshua Fry Bell
Largest cityMiddlesboro
 • Total361 sq mi (930 km2)
 • Land359 sq mi (930 km2)
 • Water2.1 sq mi (5 km2)  0.6%%
 • Estimate 
 • Density80/sq mi (30/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district5th

Bell County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 28,691.[2] Its county seat is Pineville.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Bell County About Us
  2. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 7, 2011. Retrieved March 5, 2014.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on July 4, 2012. Retrieved June 7, 2011.