Rowan County, Kentucky

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Rowan County
Rowan County Arts Center (formerly Rowan County Courthouse) in Morehead
Rowan County Arts Center (formerly Rowan County Courthouse) in Morehead
Map of Kentucky highlighting Rowan 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°11′N 83°25′W / 38.19°N 83.42°W / 38.19; -83.42
Country United States
State Kentucky
Founded1856
Named forJohn Rowan
SeatMorehead
Largest cityMorehead
Area
 • Total286 sq mi (740 km2)
 • Land280 sq mi (700 km2)
 • Water6.5 sq mi (17 km2)  2.3%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total23,333
 • Estimate 
(2018)
24,583
 • Density82/sq mi (31/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district5th
Websitewww.moreheadrowan.org
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Rowan County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 23,333.[1] Its county seat is Morehead.[2]

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.