Mercer County, Kentucky

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Mercer County
Mercer County Courthouse in Harrodsburg
Mercer County Courthouse in Harrodsburg
Map of Kentucky highlighting Mercer 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°48′N 84°53′W / 37.8°N 84.88°W / 37.8; -84.88
Country United States
State Kentucky
Founded1785
Named forHugh Mercer
SeatHarrodsburg
Largest cityHarrodsburg
Area
 • Total253 sq mi (660 km2)
 • Land249 sq mi (640 km2)
 • Water4.5 sq mi (12 km2)  1.8%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
21,774
 • Density86/sq mi (33/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district2nd
Websitewww.mercercounty.ky.gov

Mercer County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 21,331.[1] Its county seat is Harrodsburg.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 25, 2011. Retrieved March 6, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.