Graves County, Kentucky

county in Kentucky, United States

Graves County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 37,181.[1] Its county seat is Mayfield.[2]

Graves County
Graves County Courthouse in Mayfield
Graves County Courthouse in Mayfield
Map of Kentucky highlighting Graves 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 88°39′W / 36.72°N 88.65°W / 36.72; -88.65
Country United States
State Kentucky
Named forBenjamin F. Graves
Largest cityMayfield
 • Total557 sq mi (1,440 km2)
 • Land552 sq mi (1,430 km2)
 • Water5.0 sq mi (13 km2)  0.9%%
 • Estimate 
 • Density67/sq mi (26/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district1st


  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 7, 2011. Retrieved March 6, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved June 7, 2011.