Jackson County, Kentucky

county in Kentucky, United States

Jackson County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2020 census, the population was 12,955.[1] Its county seat is McKee.[2]

Jackson County
Jackson County courthouse in McKee
Jackson County courthouse in McKee
Motto(s): 
Where the Mountains and the Bluegrass Blend
Map of Kentucky highlighting Jackson 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°25′N 84°01′W / 37.42°N 84.01°W / 37.42; -84.01
Country United States
State Kentucky
Founded1858
Named forAndrew Jackson
SeatMcKee
Largest communityAnnville
Area
 • Total347 sq mi (900 km2)
 • Land345 sq mi (890 km2)
 • Water1.3 sq mi (3 km2)  0.4%
Population
 (2020)
 • Total12,955
 • Density37/sq mi (14/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP Codes
40447, 40402, 40434, 40481, 40486

References

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  1. "QuickFacts: Jackson County, Kentucky". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 4, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-07.