Carlisle County , Kentucky

Carlisle County: County in Kentucky, United States


Carlisle County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 5,104 and a population density of 10 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 4,692 inhabitants. Its county seat is Bardwell. The county was created 135 years ago in 1886.

Carlisle County Quick Facts

Population : 4,692 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
Different from : Carlisle
Area : 515 km2
Water as percent of area : 4.8%
Land as percent of area : 95.2%
Named for : John G. Carlisle
Altitude : 427 feet / 130 meters
Capital : Bardwell
Establishment : April 04, 1886
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 05:43:07 (1st December 2021)
Density : 9 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -8.78% (2010-2020)
Carlisle County locator map
Location of Carlisle County on Kentucky map.
Carlisle County Courthouse near Bardwell image
Carlisle County Courthouse near Bardwell
Carlisle County Courthouse near Bardwell image


Carlisle County is located at 36°51'12"N 88°58'16"W (36.8532200, -88.9710600). It has 5 neighbors: Ballard County, Graves County, Hickman County, McCracken County and Mississippi County.

Carlisle County map

The largest city of Carlisle County is Bardwell with a population of 661. . See all Carlisle County cities & populated places.

Carlisle County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Bardwell 661 County seat in Kentucky

Carlisle County has 5 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Carlisle County decreased by 8.78% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,104 - census
2011 5,034 -1.39% estimation process
2012 5,027 -0.14% estimation process
2013 4,959 -1.37% estimation process
2014 4,961 0.04% estimation process
2015 4,852 -2.25% estimation process
2016 4,783 -1.44% estimation process
2017 4,788 0.1% estimation process
2018 4,739 -1.03% estimation process
2019 4,760 0.44% estimation process
2020 4,692 -1.45% estimation process

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Local Places in Carlisle County

People born in Carlisle County (1)

American politician (1884-1962) Thomas J. Mabry was born in Carlisle County

Other places with the same name (1)

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