Robertson County, Kentucky

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Robertson County
Robertson County Courthouse in Mount Olivet
Robertson County Courthouse in Mount Olivet
Map of Kentucky highlighting Robertson County
Location within the U.S. state of Kentucky
Map of the United States highlighting Kentucky
Kentucky's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 38°31′N 84°03′W / 38.51°N 84.05°W / 38.51; -84.05
Country United States
State Kentucky
Founded1867
SeatMount Olivet
Largest cityMount Olivet
Area
 • Total100 sq mi (300 km2)
 • Land100 sq mi (300 km2)
 • Water0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)  0.2%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total2,282
 • Estimate 
(2018)
2,135
 • Density23/sq mi (8.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district6th
Websitewww.robertsoncounty.ky.gov

Robertson County is a county located in the U.S. Commonwealth of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 2,282.[1] Its county seat is Mount Olivet.[2] The county was formed on February 11, 1867 and is named after George Robertson, a Kentucky Congressman from 1817 to 1821.[3] It is Kentucky's smallest county by total area and the least populous.

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 17, 2011. Retrieved March 6, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. The Register of the Kentucky State Historical Society, Volume 1. Kentucky State Historical Society. 1903. pp. 36.