Clinton County, Kentucky

Clinton County: County in Kentucky, United States of America


Clinton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 10,272 and a population density of 19 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 10,110 inhabitants. Its county seat is Albany. The county was created 186 years ago in 1836.

Quick Facts about Clinton County

Population : 10,110 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
Different from : Clinton County, Clinton County, Clinton County, Clinton County, Clinton County, Clinton County, Clinton County, Clinton County
Area : 532 km2
Water as percent of area : 4%
Land as percent of area : 96%
Named for : DeWitt Clinton
Capital : Albany
Establishment : February 02, 1836
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 08:50:54 (30th June 2022)
Density : 19 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.6% (2010-2020)
Clinton County locator map
Location of Clinton County on Kentucky map.
Clinton County Kentucky courthouse image
Clinton County Kentucky courthouse
Clinton County Kentucky courthouse image


Clinton County is located at 36°43'39"N 85°8'10"W (36.7274800, -85.1360100). It has 5 neighbors: Cumberland County, Russell County, Wayne County, Clay County and Pickett County.

Clinton County map

The largest city of Clinton County is Albany with a population of 1,979. . See all Clinton County cities & populated places.

Clinton County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Albany 1,979 City in Clinton County, Kentucky, United States

Clinton County has 5 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Clinton County decreased by 1.6% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 10,272 - census
2011 10,158 -1.12% estimation process
2012 10,270 1.09% estimation process
2013 10,175 -0.93% estimation process
2014 10,203 0.27% estimation process
2015 10,183 -0.2% estimation process
2016 10,200 0.17% estimation process
2017 10,212 0.12% estimation process
2018 10,152 -0.59% estimation process
2019 10,218 0.65% estimation process
2020 10,110 -1.07% estimation process

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People born in Clinton County (4)

People born in Clinton County, including Governor of Kentucky Preston Leslie, mass murderer Champ Ferguson, businessman Samuel T. Bledsoe, .


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