Letcher County, Kentucky

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Letcher County
Letcher County Courthouse in Whitesburg
Letcher County Courthouse in Whitesburg
Map of Kentucky highlighting Letcher 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 82°51′W / 37.12°N 82.85°W / 37.12; -82.85
Country United States
State Kentucky
Founded1842
Named forRobert P. Letcher
SeatWhitesburg
Largest cityJenkins
Area
 • Total339 sq mi (880 km2)
 • Land338 sq mi (880 km2)
 • Water1.1 sq mi (3 km2)  0.3%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
21,899
 • Density73/sq mi (28/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district5th
Websiteletchercounty.ky.gov

Letcher County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 24,519.[1] Its county seat is Whitesburg.[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. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-07.