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 / 37.5767°N 85.6867°W / 37.5767; -85.6867
Country United States
State Kentucky
Named forJohn LaRue
Largest cityHodgenville
 • Total264 sq mi (680 km2)
 • Land262 sq mi (680 km2)
 • Water2.1 sq mi (5 km2)  0.8%%
 • Total14,193
 • Density54/sq mi (21/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district2nd

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. Archived from the original on December 8, 2015. Retrieved March 6, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.