Breckinridge County, Kentucky

county in Kentucky, United States

Breckinridge County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2020 census, the population was 20,432.[1] Its county seat is Hardinsburg.[2]

Breckinridge County
Breckinridge County, Kentucky courthouse in Hardinsburg
Breckinridge County, Kentucky courthouse in Hardinsburg
Map of Kentucky highlighting Breckinridge 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°46′N 86°26′W / 37.77°N 86.43°W / 37.77; -86.43
Country United States
State Kentucky
Named forJohn Breckinridge
Largest cityHardinsburg
 • Total586 sq mi (1,520 km2)
 • Land567 sq mi (1,470 km2)
 • Water18 sq mi (50 km2)  3.2%
 • Total20,432
 • Density35/sq mi (13/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district2nd

References change

  1. "QuickFacts: Breckinridge County, Kentucky". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 4, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on June 15, 2011. Retrieved June 7, 2011.