Anderson County, Kentucky

Anderson County: County in Kentucky, United States


Anderson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 21,421 and a population density of 40 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 22,833 inhabitants. Its county seat is Lawrenceburg. The county was created 196 years ago in 1827.

Quick Facts about Anderson County

Population : 22,833 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
Different from : Allegan County, Alleghany County, Allegany County, Allegheny County, Alleghany County
Area : 529 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.2%
Land as percent of area : 98.8%
Named for : Richard Clough Anderson, Jr.
Capital : Lawrenceburg
Establishment : January 01, 1827
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 12:35:47 (1st June 2023)
Density : 43 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 6.18% (2010-2020)
Anderson County locator map
Location of Anderson County on Kentucky map.
Anderson County courthouse image
Anderson County courthouse
Anderson County courthouse image


Anderson County is located at 38°0'14"N 84°59'28"W (38.0039100, -84.9910100). It has 6 neighbors: Franklin County, Mercer County, Shelby County, Spencer County, Washington County and Woodford County.

Anderson County map

The largest city of Anderson County is Lawrenceburg with a population of 11,529. . See all Anderson County cities & populated places.

Anderson County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Anderson County.

City Name Population Title
Lawrenceburg 11,529 4th-class city in Anderson County, Kentucky, in the United States

Anderson County has 6 neighbours.

  • Lawrenceburg


The population of Anderson County increased by 6.18% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 21,421 - census
2011 21,564 0.66% estimation process
2012 21,694 0.6% estimation process
2013 21,747 0.24% estimation process
2014 21,868 0.55% estimation process
2015 21,920 0.24% estimation process
2016 22,191 1.22% estimation process
2017 22,545 1.57% estimation process
2018 22,641 0.42% estimation process
2019 22,747 0.47% estimation process
2020 22,833 0.38% estimation process

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People born in Anderson County (3)

People born in Anderson County, including politician Thomas W. Freeman, politician Mordecai Oliver, poet and author Rachel Beasley Ray, .


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