Martin County, Kentucky

county in Kentucky, United States

Martin County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2020 census, the population was 11,287.[1] Its county seat is Inez.[2]

Martin County
County government center
County government center
Map of Kentucky highlighting Martin 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°48′N 82°31′W / 37.8°N 82.52°W / 37.8; -82.52
Country United States
State Kentucky
FoundedSeptember 1, 1870
Named forJohn P. Martin
Largest cityInez
 • Total231 sq mi (600 km2)
 • Land230 sq mi (600 km2)
 • Water1.0 sq mi (3 km2)  0.4%
 • Total11,287
 • Density49/sq mi (19/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district5th


  1. "QuickFacts: Martin County, Kentucky". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 4, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.