Johnson County, Kentucky

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Johnson County
Johnson County Judicial Center in Paintsville
Johnson County Judicial Center in Paintsville
Map of Kentucky highlighting Johnson 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 82°50′W / 37.84°N 82.83°W / 37.84; -82.83
Country United States
State Kentucky
FoundedFebruary 24, 1843
Named forRichard Mentor Johnson
Largest cityPaintsville
 • Total264 sq mi (680 km2)
 • Land262 sq mi (680 km2)
 • Water2.2 sq mi (6 km2)  0.8%
 • Estimate 
 • Density89/sq mi (34/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district5th

Johnson County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 23,356.[1] Its county seat is Paintsville.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 6, 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.