Boyd County, Kentucky

county in Kentucky, United States

Boyd County is a county in Kentucky. Its county seat is Catlettsburg. At the 2010 census, 49,542 people lived in the county.[1]

Boyd County
The Boyd County Courthouse in Catlettsburg, with a statue of John Milton Elliott
The Boyd County Courthouse in Catlettsburg, with a statue of John Milton Elliott
Motto(s): 
Unity and Progress
Map of Kentucky highlighting Boyd 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°22′N 82°41′W / 38.36°N 82.69°W / 38.36; -82.69
Country United States
State Kentucky
Founded1860
Named forLinn Boyd
SeatCatlettsburg
Largest cityAshland
Area
 • Total162 sq mi (420 km2)
 • Land160 sq mi (400 km2)
 • Water2.2 sq mi (6 km2)  1.3%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
47,240
 • Density310/sq mi (120/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional districts4th, 5th
Websiteboydcountyky.gov

ReferencesEdit

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 5, 2014.