Fayette County, Kentucky
county in Kentucky, United States
Fayette County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 295,803, making it the second-most populous county in the commonwealth. The city of Lexington is the county seat.
|Coordinates: 38°02′N 84°28′W / 38.04°N 84.46°W|
|Named for||Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette|
|• Total||286 sq mi (740 km2)|
|• Land||284 sq mi (740 km2)|
|• Water||1.9 sq mi (5 km2) 0.7%%|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||1,087/sq mi (420/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (Eastern)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
- ↑ "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 6, 2011. Retrieved August 14, 2014.
- ↑ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 3, 2015. Retrieved 2011-06-07.