Laurel County, Kentucky

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Laurel County
Laurel County Courthouse in London
Laurel County Courthouse in London
Map of Kentucky highlighting Laurel 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°07′N 84°07′W / 37.11°N 84.12°W / 37.11; -84.12
Country United States
State Kentucky
FoundedDecember 21, 1825
Named forMountain laurel trees
SeatLondon
Largest cityLondon
Area
 • Total444 sq mi (1,150 km2)
 • Land434 sq mi (1,120 km2)
 • Water9.7 sq mi (25 km2)  2.2%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
60,669
 • Density136/sq mi (53/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district5th

Laurel County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 58,849.[1] Its county seat is London.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 7, 2011. Retrieved March 6, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.