Powell County, Kentucky

county in Kentucky, United States

Powell County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 12,613.[1] Its county seat is Stanton.[2]

Powell County
Powell County Courthouse in Stanton
Powell County Courthouse in Stanton
Map of Kentucky highlighting Powell 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°50′N 83°50′W / 37.83°N 83.83°W / 37.83; -83.83
Country United States
State Kentucky
Founded1852
Named forLazarus W. Powell
SeatStanton
Area
 • Total180 sq mi (500 km2)
 • Land179 sq mi (460 km2)
 • Water1.1 sq mi (3 km2)  0.6%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total12,613
 • Estimate 
(2018)
12,442
 • Density70/sq mi (27/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district6th
Websitepowellcountyky.us

CitiesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 5, 2015. Retrieved March 6, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.