Calloway County, Kentucky

county in Kentucky, United States

Calloway County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2020 census, the population was 37,103.[1] Its county seat is Murray.[2]

Calloway County
Calloway County courthouse in Murray
Calloway County courthouse in Murray
Map of Kentucky highlighting Calloway 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°37′N 88°16′W / 36.62°N 88.27°W / 36.62; -88.27
Country United States
State Kentucky
FoundedNovember 3, 1822
Named forRichard Callaway
Largest cityMurray
 • Total411 sq mi (1,060 km2)
 • Land385 sq mi (1,000 km2)
 • Water26 sq mi (70 km2)  6.3%
 • Total37,103
 • Density90/sq mi (35/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district1st


  1. "QuickFacts: Calloway County, Kentucky". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 4, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.