LaRue County, Kentucky

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LaRue County
LaRue County courthouse in Hodgenville
LaRue County courthouse in Hodgenville
Map of Kentucky highlighting LaRue 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°34′36″N 85°41′12″W / 37.576666666667°N 85.686666666667°W / 37.576666666667; -85.686666666667
Country United States
State Kentucky
Founded1843
Named forJohn LaRue
SeatHodgenville
Largest cityHodgenville
Area
 • Total264 sq mi (680 km2)
 • Land262 sq mi (680 km2)
 • Water2.1 sq mi (5 km2)  0.8%%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total14,193
 • Density54/sq mi (21/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district2nd
Websitewww.laruecounty.org

LaRue County is a county in Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 14,193.[1] Its county seat is Hodgenville,[2] a city best known as the birthplace of United States President Abraham Lincoln.

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 6, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.