Scott County, Kentucky

county in Kentucky, United States

Scott County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 47,173.[1] Its county seat is Georgetown.[2]

Scott County
Scott County courthouse in Georgetown
Scott County courthouse in Georgetown
Map of Kentucky highlighting Scott 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°18′N 84°35′W / 38.3°N 84.58°W / 38.3; -84.58
Country United States
State Kentucky
Named forCharles Scott
Largest cityGeorgetown
 • Total285 sq mi (740 km2)
 • Land282 sq mi (730 km2)
 • Water3.7 sq mi (10 km2)  1.3%%
 • Estimate 
 • Density167/sq mi (64/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 July 18, 2011. Retrieved August 20, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.