Hancock County, Kentucky

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Hancock County
Hancock County Courthouse in Hawesville
Hancock County Courthouse in Hawesville
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
Founded1829
Named forJohn Hancock
SeatHawesville
Largest cityLewisport
Area
 • Total199 sq mi (520 km2)
 • Land188 sq mi (490 km2)
 • Water11 sq mi (30 km2)  5.6%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
8,758
 • Density46/sq mi (18/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district2nd
Websitewww.hancockky.us

Hancock County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 8,565.[1] Its county seat is Hawesville.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 7, 2011. Retrieved March 8, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.