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′N 82°23′W / 37.47°N 82.39°W / 37.47; -82.39
Country United States
State Kentucky
Founded1821
Named forZebulon Pike
SeatPikeville
Largest cityPikeville
Area
 • Total789 sq mi (2,040 km2)
 • Land787 sq mi (2,040 km2)
 • Water1.8 sq mi (5 km2)  0.2%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total65,024
 • Estimate 
(2018)
58,402
 • Density82/sq mi (32/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district5th
Websitehttp://www.pikecountyky.gov/
http://www.tourpikecounty.com

Pike County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 65,024.[1] Its county seat is Pikeville.[2] The county was founded in 1821.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 16, 2011. Retrieved March 6, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. E., Kleber, John; Kentucky, University Press of; Policy, Institute for Regional Analysis and Public; Library, Camden-Carroll; University, Morehead State (4 April 2018). "The Kentucky Encyclopedia". kyenc.org. Retrieved 4 April 2018.