Calloway County , Kentucky

Calloway County: County in Kentucky, United States


Calloway County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 37,191 and a population density of 35 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 39,300 inhabitants. Its county seat is Murray. The county was created 200 years ago in 1821.

Calloway County Quick Facts

Population : 39,300 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
Area : 1064 km2
Water as percent of area : 6.3%
Land as percent of area : 93.7%
Named for : Richard Callaway
Altitude : 548 feet / 167 meters
Capital : Murray
Establishment : December 12, 1821
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 08:30:41 (7th October 2022)
Density : 37 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 5.37% (2010-2020)
Calloway County locator map
Location of Calloway County on Kentucky map.
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Calloway County is located at 36°37'16"N 88°16'20"W (36.6211000, -88.2722000). It has 5 neighbors: Graves County, Marshall County, Trigg County, Henry County and Stewart County.

Calloway County map

The largest city of Calloway County is Murray with a population of 19,437. Other cities include and Hazel population 407. See all Calloway County cities & populated places.

Calloway County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Murray 19,437 City in Calloway County, Kentucky, United States
Hazel 407 Home rule-class city in Calloway County, Kentucky, United States

Calloway County has 5 neighbours.


The population of Calloway County increased by 5.37% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 37,191 - census
2011 37,667 1.26% estimation process
2012 38,046 1% estimation process
2013 38,425 0.99% estimation process
2014 38,452 0.07% estimation process
2015 38,656 0.53% estimation process
2016 38,733 0.2% estimation process
2017 38,832 0.25% estimation process
2018 38,964 0.34% estimation process
2019 39,001 0.09% estimation process
2020 39,300 0.76% estimation process

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People born in Calloway County (2)

People born in Calloway County, including politician Harry Lee Waterfield, football, basketball, baseball coach, college athletics administrator Carlisle Cutchin, .


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