Greenup County, Kentucky

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Greenup County
Greenup County Courthouse in Greenup
Greenup County Courthouse in Greenup
Map of Kentucky highlighting Greenup County
Location within the U.S. state of Kentucky
Map of the United States highlighting Kentucky
Kentucky's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 38°32′N 82°55′W / 38.54°N 82.92°W / 38.54; -82.92
Country United States
State Kentucky
FoundedDecember 12, 1803
Named forChristopher Greenup
Largest cityFlatwoods
 • Total354 sq mi (920 km2)
 • Land344 sq mi (890 km2)
 • Water10 sq mi (30 km2)  2.8%%
 • Estimate 
 • Density107/sq mi (41/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district4th

Greenup County is a county located along the Ohio River in the northeastern part of the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 36,910.[1] Its county seat is Greenup.[2] The county was formed on December 12, 1803 and named in honor of Christopher Greenup.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 14, 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.
  3. "Greenup County". Archived from the original on 2019-07-17. Retrieved 2020-03-18.