Wayne County, Kentucky

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Wayne County
Wayne County courthouse in Monticello
Wayne County courthouse in Monticello
Map of Kentucky highlighting Wayne County
Location within the U.S. state of Kentucky
Map of the United States highlighting Kentucky
Kentucky's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 36°49′N 84°50′W / 36.81°N 84.83°W / 36.81; -84.83
Country United States
State Kentucky
FoundedDecember 13, 1800
Named forAnthony Wayne
Largest cityMonticello
 • Total484 sq mi (1,250 km2)
 • Land458 sq mi (1,190 km2)
 • Water26 sq mi (70 km2)  5.4%
 • Total19,555
 • Density40/sq mi (16/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district5th

Wayne County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2020 census, the population was 19,555.[1] Its county seat is Monticello.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "QuickFacts: Wayne County, Kentucky". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 4, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.