Boyle County , Kentucky

Boyle County: County in Kentucky, United States


Boyle County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 28,432 and a population density of 60 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 30,367 inhabitants. Its county seat is Danville. The county was created 180 years ago in 1842.

Boyle County Quick Facts

Population : 30,367 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
Area : 474 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.4%
Land as percent of area : 98.6%
Named for : John Boyle
Altitude : 974 feet / 297 meters
Capital : Danville
Establishment : February 02, 1842
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 08:21:07 (7th October 2022)
Density : 64 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 6.37% (2010-2020)
Boyle County locator map
Location of Boyle County on Kentucky map.
Boyle county courthouse image
Boyle county courthouse
Boyle county courthouse image


Boyle County is located at 37°37'28"N 84°52'1"W (37.6243300, -84.8668100). It has 6 neighbors: Casey County, Garrard County, Lincoln County, Marion County, Mercer County and Washington County.

Boyle County map

The largest city of Boyle County is Danville with a population of 16,970. Other cities include, Junction City population 2,306 and Perryville population 761. See all Boyle County cities & populated places.

Boyle County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Danville 16,970 City in Boyle County, Kentucky, United States
Junction City 2,306 City in Kentucky, United States
Perryville 761 City in Boyle County, Kentucky

Boyle County has 6 neighbours.


The population of Boyle County increased by 6.37% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 28,432 - census
2011 28,800 1.28% estimation process
2012 29,020 0.76% estimation process
2013 29,632 2.07% estimation process
2014 29,810 0.6% estimation process
2015 29,782 -0.09% estimation process
2016 29,965 0.61% estimation process
2017 29,972 0.02% estimation process
2018 30,082 0.37% estimation process
2019 30,060 -0.07% estimation process
2020 30,367 1.01% estimation process

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People born in Boyle County (8)

People born in Boyle County, including human rights attorney Stephen Bright, United States Union Army officer and Supreme Court Associate Justice John Marshall Harlan, educator Hermon P. Carpenter, .


  • Thomas Z. Morrow (American politician) he was born in 03/09/1836
  • Jeremiah Boyle (General, Lawyer, Railroad President) he was born in 22/05/1818
  • Joseph Clarke (Kentucky politician) he was born in 12/03/1933
  • Elizabeth Stumm (African-American teacher, journalist) she was born in 25/03/1857
  • Joshua West Jacobs he was born in 24/06/1843

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