Lewis County, Kentucky

county in Kentucky, United States

Lewis County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2020 census, the population was 13,080.[1] Its county seat is Vanceburg.[2]

Lewis County
Lewis County courthouse in Vanceburg
Lewis County courthouse in Vanceburg
Map of Kentucky highlighting Lewis 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°32′N 83°23′W / 38.53°N 83.39°W / 38.53; -83.39
Country United States
State Kentucky
FoundedDecember 2, 1806
Named forMeriwether Lewis
Largest cityVanceburg
 • Total495 sq mi (1,280 km2)
 • Land483 sq mi (1,250 km2)
 • Water13 sq mi (30 km2)  2.5%
 • Total13,080
 • Density26/sq mi (10/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district4th

References change

  1. "QuickFacts: Lewis County, Kentucky". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 4, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.