McCracken County, Kentucky

county in Kentucky, United States

McCracken County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2020 census, the population was 67,875.[1] Its county seat is Paducah.[2]

McCracken County
McCracken County courthouse in Paducah
McCracken County courthouse in Paducah
Map of Kentucky highlighting McCracken 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°04′N 88°43′W / 37.06°N 88.72°W / 37.06; -88.72
Country United States
State Kentucky
Named forVirgil McCracken
Largest cityPaducah
 • Total268 sq mi (690 km2)
 • Land249 sq mi (640 km2)
 • Water19 sq mi (50 km2)  7.2%
 • Total67,875
 • Density250/sq mi (98/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district1st

References change

  1. "QuickFacts: McCracken 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.