Hancock County, Kentucky

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Hancock County
Hancock County courthouse in Hawesville, KY
Hancock County courthouse in Hawesville, KY
Map of Kentucky highlighting Hancock 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°50′N 86°47′W / 37.84°N 86.78°W / 37.84; -86.78
Country United States
State Kentucky
Named forJohn Hancock
Largest cityLewisport
 • Total199 sq mi (520 km2)
 • Land188 sq mi (490 km2)
 • Water11 sq mi (30 km2)  5.6%
 • Total9,095
 • Density46/sq mi (18/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district2nd

Hancock County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2020 census, the population was 9,095.[1] Its county seat is Hawesville.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "QuickFacts: Hancock County, Kentucky". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 4, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.