Meade County, Kentucky

county in Kentucky, United States

Meade County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 28,602.[1] Its county seat is Brandenburg.[2] It was formed on December 17, 1823.[3]

Meade County
Meade County Courthouse in Brandenburg
Meade County Courthouse in Brandenburg
Map of Kentucky highlighting Meade 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°59′N 86°13′W / 37.98°N 86.22°W / 37.98; -86.22
Country United States
State Kentucky
Named forJames Meade
Largest cityBrandenburg
 • Total325 sq mi (840 km2)
 • Land305 sq mi (790 km2)
 • Water19 sq mi (50 km2)  5.9%%
 • Estimate 
 • Density94/sq mi (36/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district2nd


  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.
  3. "Meade County". Archived from the original on April 15, 2013. Retrieved April 15, 2013.