Daviess County, Kentucky

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Daviess County
Daviess County Courthouse in Owensboro
Daviess County Courthouse in Owensboro
Map of Kentucky highlighting Daviess County
Location within the U.S. state of Kentucky
Map of the United States highlighting Kentucky
Kentucky's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 37°44′N 87°05′W / 37.73°N 87.09°W / 37.73; -87.09
Country United States
State Kentucky
FoundedJanuary 14, 1815
Named forJoseph Hamilton Daveiss
SeatOwensboro
Largest cityOwensboro
Area
 • Total477 sq mi (1,240 km2)
 • Land458 sq mi (1,190 km2)
 • Water18 sq mi (50 km2)  3.8%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
101,104
 • Density198/sq mi (76/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district2nd
Websitewww.daviessky.org

Daviess County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 96,656.[1] Its county seat is Owensboro.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 7, 2011. Retrieved March 6, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.