McCreary County, Kentucky

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McCreary County
McCreary County Courthouse in Whitley City
McCreary County Courthouse in Whitley City
Map of Kentucky highlighting McCreary County
Location within the U.S. state of Kentucky
Map of the United States highlighting Kentucky
Kentucky's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 36°44′N 84°29′W / 36.74°N 84.48°W / 36.74; -84.48
Country United States
State Kentucky
FoundedMarch 12, 1912
Named forJames B. McCreary
SeatWhitley City
Largest communityPine Knot
Area
 • Total431 sq mi (1,120 km2)
 • Land427 sq mi (1,110 km2)
 • Water4.1 sq mi (11 km2)  1.0%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
17,408
 • Density43/sq mi (17/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district5th
Websitewww.mccrearycounty.com

McCreary County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 18,306.[1] Its county seat is Whitley City.[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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved June 7, 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)