Muhlenberg County, Kentucky

county in Kentucky, United States

Muhlenberg County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2020 census, the population was 30,928.[1] Its county seat is Greenville.[2]

Muhlenberg County
Muhlenberg County Courthouse in Greenville
Muhlenberg County Courthouse in Greenville
Map of Kentucky highlighting Muhlenberg 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°13′N 87°09′W / 37.21°N 87.15°W / 37.21; -87.15
Country United States
State Kentucky
Named forPeter Muhlenberg
Largest cityCentral City
 • Total479 sq mi (1,240 km2)
 • Land467 sq mi (1,210 km2)
 • Water12 sq mi (30 km2)  2.6%
 • Total30,928
 • Density65/sq mi (25/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district1st


  1. "QuickFacts: Muhlenberg 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 June 7, 2011.