Lawrence County, Kentucky

county in Kentucky, United States

Lawrence County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 15,860.[1] Its county seat is Louisa.[2]

Lawrence County
Lawrence County Courthouse in Louisa
Lawrence County Courthouse in Louisa
Map of Kentucky highlighting Lawrence County
Location within the U.S. state of Kentucky
Map of the United States highlighting Kentucky
Kentucky's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 38°04′N 82°44′W / 38.06°N 82.73°W / 38.06; -82.73
Country United States
State Kentucky
FoundedDecember 14, 1821
Named forJames Lawrence
SeatLouisa
Largest cityLouisa
Area
 • Total420 sq mi (1,100 km2)
 • Land416 sq mi (1,080 km2)
 • Water4.5 sq mi (12 km2)  1.1%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
15,571
 • Density38/sq mi (15/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district5th
Websitewww.lawrencecounty.ky.gov

ReferencesEdit

  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. Retrieved 2011-06-07.