Knox County, Kentucky

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Knox County
Knox County Courthouse in Barbourville
Knox County Courthouse in Barbourville
Map of Kentucky highlighting Knox County
Location within the U.S. state of Kentucky
Map of the United States highlighting Kentucky
Kentucky's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 36°53′N 83°51′W / 36.89°N 83.85°W / 36.89; -83.85
Country United States
State Kentucky
FoundedDecember 19, 1799
Named forHenry Knox
SeatBarbourville
Largest cityBarbourville
Area
 • Total388 sq mi (1,000 km2)
 • Land386 sq mi (1,000 km2)
 • Water1.5 sq mi (4 km2)  0.4%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total31,883
 • Estimate 
(2018)
31,304
 • Density82/sq mi (32/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district5th
Websitewww.knoxcountyclerkky.com

Knox County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 31,883.[1] Its county seat is Barbourville.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 13, 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.