Daviess County, Kentucky

Daviess County: County in Kentucky, United States


Daviess County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 96,656 and a population density of 78 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 101,978 inhabitants. Its county seat is Owensboro. The county was created 208 years ago in 1815.

Daviess County locator map
Location of Daviess County on Kentucky map.

Quick Facts about Daviess County

Population : 101,978 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
Different from : Davis County, Davis County, Davison County, Daviess County, Daviess County
Twitter username : daviessfiscalco
Area : 1234 km2
Water as percent of area : 3.8%
Land as percent of area : 96.2%
Named for : Joseph Hamilton Daveiss
Altitude : 381 feet / 116 meters
Capital : Owensboro
Establishment : January 01, 1815
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 02:45:08 (1st October 2023)
Density : 83 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 5.22% (2010-2020)
Weather : 59℉ Clear 7-days weather
Daviess County  Kentucky courthouse image
Daviess County Kentucky courthouse
Daviess County  Kentucky courthouse image


Daviess County is located at 37°43'54"N 87°5'14"W (37.7317700, -87.0872300). It has 6 neighbors: Spencer County, Warrick County, Hancock County, Henderson County, McLean County and Ohio County.

Daviess County map

The largest city of Daviess County is Owensboro with a population of 60,344. Other cities include, Masonville population 1,014 and Whitesville population 552. See all Daviess County cities & populated places.

Daviess County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Daviess County.

City Name Population Title
Owensboro 60,344 The most populous city in Daviess County, Kentucky.
Knottsville 6,270 Township in Daviess County, Kentucky
Masonville 1,014 City in Delaware County, Iowa, United States of America
Whitesville 552 Human settlement in Daviess County, Kentucky, United States of America


Daviess County forecast: Clear, with a low around 59. East northeast wind around 3 mph. more

Daviess County has 6 neighbours.


The population of Daviess County increased by 5.22% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 96,656 - census
2011 97,159 0.52% estimation process
2012 97,840 0.7% estimation process
2013 98,294 0.46% estimation process
2014 98,441 0.15% estimation process
2015 99,485 1.05% estimation process
2016 100,032 0.55% estimation process
2017 100,461 0.43% estimation process
2018 100,883 0.42% estimation process
2019 101,511 0.62% estimation process
2020 101,978 0.46% estimation process

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People born in Daviess County (4)

People born in Daviess County, including politician Albert S. Marks, politician William Thomas Ellis, mayor J. M. Thurmond, .


  • Steve Henry (American surgeon and politician) he was born in 08/10/1953

Other places with the same name (3)

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