Hopkins County, Kentucky

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Hopkins County
Hopkins County Courthouse in Madisonville
Hopkins County Courthouse in Madisonville
Map of Kentucky highlighting Hopkins 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°19′N 87°32′W / 37.31°N 87.54°W / 37.31; -87.54
Country United States
State Kentucky
Founded1806
Named forSamuel Hopkins
SeatMadisonville
Largest cityMadisonville
Area
 • Total554 sq mi (1,430 km2)
 • Land542 sq mi (1,400 km2)
 • Water12 sq mi (30 km2)  2.2%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
45,068
 • Density87/sq mi (34/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district1st
Websitehopkinscounty.ky.gov

Hopkins County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 46,920.[1] Its county seat is Madisonville.[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. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.