Washington County, Kentucky
Washington County Courthouse in Springfield
Location within the U.S. state of Kentucky
Kentucky's location within the U.S.
|Named for||George Washington|
|• Total||301 sq mi (780 km2)|
|• Land||297 sq mi (770 km2)|
|• Water||3.9 sq mi (10 km2) 1.3%|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||39/sq mi (15/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (Eastern)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
|Congressional districts||1st, 2nd|
Washington County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 11,717. Its county seat is Springfield. The county is named for George Washington, the first President of the United States (1789–1797). The county was formed in 1792.
References[change | change source]
- "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 6, 2014.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- The Register of the Kentucky State Historical Society, Volume 1. Kentucky State Historical Society. 1903. p. 37.
- Kentucky County Formation Chart, Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, accessed June 2018.