McCracken County, Kentucky

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
McCracken County
McCracken County Courthouse in Paducah
McCracken County Courthouse in Paducah
Map of Kentucky highlighting McCracken 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°04′N 88°43′W / 37.06°N 88.72°W / 37.06; -88.72
Country United States
State Kentucky
Founded1825
Named forVirgil McCracken
SeatPaducah
Largest cityPaducah
Area
 • Total268 sq mi (690 km2)
 • Land249 sq mi (640 km2)
 • Water19 sq mi (50 km2)  7.2%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
65,346
 • Density264/sq mi (102/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district1st
Websitemccrackencounty.org

McCracken County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 65,565.[1] Its county seat is Paducah.[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.