Monroe County, Kentucky

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Monroe County
Monroe County courthouse in Tompkinsville
Monroe County courthouse in Tompkinsville
Map of Kentucky highlighting Monroe 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°43′N 85°43′W / 36.71°N 85.72°W / 36.71; -85.72
Country United States
State Kentucky
Named forJames Monroe
Largest cityTompkinsville
 • Total332 sq mi (860 km2)
 • Land329 sq mi (850 km2)
 • Water2.7 sq mi (7 km2)  0.8%
 • Total11,338
 • Density34/sq mi (13/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district1st

Monroe County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2020 census, the population was 11,338.[1] Its county seat is Tompkinsville.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "QuickFacts: Monroe County, Kentucky". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 4, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.