Union County, Kentucky

county in Kentucky, United States

Union County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 15,007.[1] Its county seat is Morganfield.[2] The county was formed on January 15, 1811.

Union County
Union County Courthouse in Morganfield
Union County Courthouse in Morganfield
Map of Kentucky highlighting Union 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°40′N 87°57′W / 37.66°N 87.95°W / 37.66; -87.95
Country United States
State Kentucky
FoundedJanuary 15, 1811
Largest cityMorganfield
 • Total363 sq mi (940 km2)
 • Land343 sq mi (890 km2)
 • Water21 sq mi (50 km2)  5.6%
 • Total15,007
 • Estimate 
 • Density41/sq mi (16/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district1st


  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 22, 2011. Retrieved March 6, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.