Jessamine County, Kentucky

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Jessamine County
Jessamine County courthouse in Nicholasville
Jessamine County courthouse in Nicholasville
Map of Kentucky highlighting Jessamine 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°52′N 84°35′W / 37.87°N 84.58°W / 37.87; -84.58
Country United States
State Kentucky
FoundedDecember 19, 1798
Named forJessamine Creek
Largest cityNicholasville
 • Total175 sq mi (450 km2)
 • Land172 sq mi (450 km2)
 • Water2.4 sq mi (6 km2)  1.4%
 • Total52,991
 • Density300/sq mi (120/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional districts2nd, 6th

Jessamine County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2020 census, the population was 52,991.[1] Its county seat is Nicholasville.[2] The county was formed in 1798.[3]

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  1. "QuickFacts: Jessamine County, Kentucky". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 4, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2015-05-09. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. "Jessamine County". Archived from the original on July 17, 2019. Retrieved April 16, 2013.