Clinton County, Kentucky

county in Kentucky, United States

Clinton County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2020 census, the population was 9,253.[1] Its county seat is Albany.[2] It was formed in 1835.[3]

Clinton County
Clinton County courthouse in Albany
Clinton County courthouse in Albany
Map of Kentucky highlighting Clinton 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°43′N 85°08′W / 36.72°N 85.13°W / 36.72; -85.13
Country United States
State Kentucky
FoundedFebruary 20, 1835
Named forDeWitt Clinton
Largest cityAlbany
 • Total205 sq mi (530 km2)
 • Land197 sq mi (510 km2)
 • Water8.2 sq mi (21 km2)  4.0%
 • Total9,253
 • Density45/sq mi (17/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district1st


  1. "QuickFacts: Clinton 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.
  3. "Clinton County". The Kentucky Encyclopedia. 2000. Archived from the original on July 17, 2019. Retrieved August 21, 2014.