Knott County, Kentucky

county in Kentucky, United States

Knott County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 16,346.[1] Its county seat is Hindman.[2]

Knott County
Knott County Courthouse
Knott County Courthouse
Map of Kentucky highlighting Knott 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°21′N 82°57′W / 37.35°N 82.95°W / 37.35; -82.95
Country United States
State Kentucky
Named forJames Proctor Knott
Largest cityHindman
 • Total353 sq mi (910 km2)
 • Land352 sq mi (910 km2)
 • Water1.3 sq mi (3 km2)  0.4%%
 • Estimate 
 • Density47/sq mi (18/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district5th


  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 7, 2011. Retrieved March 8, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.