Lyon County, Kentucky
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Lyon County Courthouse in Eddyville, Kentucky.
Location within the U.S. state of Kentucky
Kentucky's location within the U.S.
|Named for||Chittenden Lyon|
|• Total||257 sq mi (670 km2)|
|• Land||214 sq mi (550 km2)|
|• Water||43 sq mi (110 km2) 17%%|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||39/sq mi (15/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−6 (Central)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−5 (CDT)|
Lyon County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 8,314. Its county seat is Eddyville. The county was formed in 1854 and named for former Congressman Chittenden Lyon.
References[change | change source]
- "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 7, 2011. Retrieved March 6, 2014.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- The Register of the Kentucky State Historical Society, Volume 1. Kentucky State Historical Society. 1903. p. 36.
- Collins, Lewis (1877). History of Kentucky. p. 489.