Grayson County, Kentucky
county in Kentucky, United States
Grayson County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 25,746. Its county seat is Leitchfield.
|Coordinates: 37°28′N 86°21′W / 37.46°N 86.35°W|
|Named for||William Grayson|
|• Total||511 sq mi (1,320 km2)|
|• Land||497 sq mi (1,290 km2)|
|• Water||14 sq mi (40 km2) 2.8%%|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||52/sq mi (20/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−6 (Central)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−5 (CDT)|
Grayson County was formed in 1810 from land taken from Hardin and Ohio counties. The county is named for William Grayson (1740-1790), a Revolutionary War colonel and U.S. Senator from Virginia.
The county has a total area of 511 square miles (1,320 km2).
- Breckinridge County (north)
- Hardin County (northeast/EST Border)
- Hart County (southeast)
- Edmonson County (south)
- Butler County (southwest)
- Ohio County (west)
- Leitchfield (county seat)
Other unincorporated placesEdit
- ↑ "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 7, 2011. Retrieved March 6, 2014.
- ↑ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- ↑ Collins, Lewis (1877). History of Kentucky. p. 293. ISBN 9780722249208.
- ↑ The Register of the Kentucky State Historical Society, Volume 1. Kentucky State Historical Society. 1903. p. 35.
- ↑ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Archived from the original on August 12, 2014. Retrieved August 14, 2014.