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
Founded1820
Named forJames Monroe
SeatTompkinsville
Largest cityTompkinsville
Area
 • Total332 sq mi (860 km2)
 • Land329 sq mi (850 km2)
 • Water2.7 sq mi (7 km2)  0.8%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
10,718
 • Density36/sq mi (14/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district1st
Websitewww.monroecounty.ky.gov

Monroe County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 10,963.[1] Its county seat is Tompkinsville.[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. Retrieved 2011-06-07.