Pike County, Kentucky

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Pike County
Pike County courthouse in Pikeville
Pike County courthouse in Pikeville
Map of Kentucky highlighting Pike 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°28′08″N 82°23′45″W / 37.46902°N 82.39587°W / 37.46902; -82.39587
Country United States
State Kentucky
FoundedDecember 19, 1821
Named forZebulon Pike
Largest cityPikeville
 • Total789 sq mi (2,040 km2)
 • Land787 sq mi (2,040 km2)
 • Water1.8 sq mi (5 km2)  0.2%
 • Total58,669
 • Density74/sq mi (29/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district5th

Pike County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2020 census, the population was 58,669.[1] Its county seat is Pikeville.[2] The county was founded in 1821.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "QuickFacts: Pike County, Kentucky". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 4, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. Robert M. Rennick (4 April 2018). "The Kentucky Encyclopedia". kyenc.org. Archived from the original on 17 July 2019. Retrieved 4 April 2018.