Daviess County, Kentucky

county in Kentucky, United States

Daviess County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2020 census, the population was 103,312.[1] Its county seat is Owensboro.[2]

Daviess County
Daviess County courthouse in Owensboro
Daviess County courthouse in Owensboro
Map of Kentucky highlighting Daviess 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°44′N 87°05′W / 37.73°N 87.09°W / 37.73; -87.09
Country United States
State Kentucky
FoundedJanuary 14, 1815
Named forJoseph Hamilton Daveiss
Largest cityOwensboro
 • Total477 sq mi (1,240 km2)
 • Land458 sq mi (1,190 km2)
 • Water18 sq mi (50 km2)  3.8%
 • Total103,312
 • Density220/sq mi (84/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district2nd

References change

  1. "QuickFacts: Daviess 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.