Nelson County, Kentucky

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Nelson County
County of Nelson
Nelson County Courthouse in Bardstown
Nelson County Courthouse in Bardstown
Map of Kentucky highlighting Nelson 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 85°28′W / 37.8°N 85.47°W / 37.8; -85.47
Country United States
State Kentucky
FoundedNovember 29, 1784
Named forThomas Nelson Jr.
SeatBardstown
Largest cityBardstown
Area
 • Total424 sq mi (1,100 km2)
 • Land418 sq mi (1,080 km2)
 • Water6.6 sq mi (17 km2)  1.5%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
45,851
 • Density104/sq mi (40/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district2nd
Websitewww.nelsoncountyky.com

Nelson County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 43,437.[1] Its county seat is Bardstown.[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.