Rockcastle County, Kentucky

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Rockcastle County
Rockcastle County Courthouse in Mount Vernon
Rockcastle County Courthouse in Mount Vernon
Map of Kentucky highlighting Rockcastle 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°22′N 84°19′W / 37.36°N 84.32°W / 37.36; -84.32
Country United States
State Kentucky
Founded1810
SeatMount Vernon
Largest cityMount Vernon
Area
 • Total318 sq mi (820 km2)
 • Land317 sq mi (820 km2)
 • Water1.6 sq mi (4 km2)  0.5%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total17,056
 • Estimate 
(2018)
16,750
 • Density54/sq mi (21/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district5th
Websiterockcastlecountyky.com

Rockcastle County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 17,056.[1] Its county seat is Mount Vernon.[2] The county formed in 1810[3] and named for the Rockcastle River which runs through it.

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 6, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. http://www.kyenc.org/entry/r/ROCKC01.html