Whitley County, Kentucky

county in Kentucky, United States

Whitley County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2020 census, the population was 36,712.[1] The county seat is at Williamsburg,[2] and the largest city is Corbin.

Whitley County
Whitley County courthouse in Williamsburg
Whitley County courthouse in Williamsburg
Map of Kentucky highlighting Whitley County
Location within the U.S. state of Kentucky
Map of the United States highlighting Kentucky
Kentucky's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 36°46′N 84°09′W / 36.76°N 84.15°W / 36.76; -84.15
Country United States
State Kentucky
FoundedJanuary 17, 1818
Named forWilliam Whitley
Largest cityCorbin
 • Total445 sq mi (1,150 km2)
 • Land438 sq mi (1,130 km2)
 • Water7.3 sq mi (19 km2)  1.6%
 • Total36,712
 • Density82/sq mi (32/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district5th

References change

  1. "QuickFacts: Whitley County, Kentucky". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 4, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.