Christian County, Kentucky

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Christian County
Christian County Courthouse in Hopkinsville
Christian County Courthouse in Hopkinsville
Map of Kentucky highlighting Christian 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°54′N 87°29′W / 36.9°N 87.49°W / 36.9; -87.49
Country United States
State Kentucky
Founded1797
Named forWilliam Christian
SeatHopkinsville
Largest cityHopkinsville
Area
 • Total724 sq mi (1,880 km2)
 • Land718 sq mi (1,860 km2)
 • Water6.5 sq mi (17 km2)  0.9%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
71,671
 • Density103/sq mi (40/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district1st
Websitewww.christiancountyky.gov

Christian County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 73,955.[1] Its county seat is Hopkinsville.[2] The county was formed in 1797.

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 6, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-07.