Morgan County, Kentucky

county in Kentucky, United States

Morgan County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2020 census, the population was 13,726.[1] Its county seat is West Liberty.[2]

Morgan County
Morgan County courthouse in West Liberty
Morgan County courthouse in West Liberty
Map of Kentucky highlighting Morgan 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°55′N 83°16′W / 37.92°N 83.26°W / 37.92; -83.26
Country United States
State Kentucky
FoundedDecember 7, 1822
Named forDaniel Morgan
SeatWest Liberty
Largest cityWest Liberty
 • Total384 sq mi (990 km2)
 • Land381 sq mi (990 km2)
 • Water2.7 sq mi (7 km2)  0.7%
 • Total13,726
 • Density36/sq mi (14/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district5th


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