LaRue County, Kentucky

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LaRue County, Kentucky
Larue County Kentucky courthouse.jpg
LaRue County courthouse in Hodgenville
Location within Kentucky
Location within Kentucky
Map of the United States highlighting Kentucky
Kentucky's location within the U.S.
Founded1843
Named forJohn LaRue
SeatHodgenville
Largest cityHodgenville
Area
 • Total264 sq mi (684 km2)
 • Land262 sq mi (679 km2)
 • Water2.1 sq mi (5 km2), 0.8%
Population
 • (2010)14,193
 • Density54/sq mi (21/km2)
Congressional district2nd
Time zoneEastern: UTC−5/−4
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.