Montgomery County, Kentucky

county in Kentucky, United States

Montgomery County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 26,499.[1] Its county seat is Mount Sterling.[2]

Montgomery County
Montgomery County Courthouse in Mount Sterling
Montgomery County Courthouse in Mount Sterling
Map of Kentucky highlighting Montgomery 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°02′N 83°55′W / 38.03°N 83.91°W / 38.03; -83.91
Country United States
State Kentucky
Named forRichard Montgomery
SeatMount Sterling
Largest cityMount Sterling
 • Total199 sq mi (520 km2)
 • Land197 sq mi (510 km2)
 • Water1.5 sq mi (4 km2)  0.7%%
 • Estimate 
 • Density134/sq mi (52/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district6th


  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.