Fayette County , Kentucky

County in West Virginia, United States

Fayette County, KY locator map
Location of Fayette County, KY on Kentucky map.


Fayette County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 295,803 and a population density of 171 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 323,152 inhabitants. Its county seat is Fayetteville. The county was created 190 years ago in 1831.

Fayette County has a total area of 668.34 square miles (1731 km2).

Fayette County map

Fayette County, KY Quick Facts

Population : 323,152 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky
Different from : Fayette County
Area : 1731 km2
Water as percent of area : 1%
Land as percent of area : 99%
Named for : Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette
Altitude : 971 feet / 296 meters
Capital : Fayetteville
Establishment : February 02, 1831
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 06:53:19 (16th April 2021)
Density : 187 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 8.46% (2010-2019)

Fayette County, KY has 5 neighbors .

Year Population Method
2010 295,803 census
2011 301,696 estimation process
2012 305,947 estimation process
2013 309,865 estimation process
2014 311,784 estimation process
2015 315,819 estimation process
2016 319,644 estimation process
2017 321,964 estimation process
2018 322,426 estimation process
2019 323,152 estimation process

The population of Fayette County increased by 8.46% in 9 years.

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People born in Fayette County, KY (5)

People born in Fayette County, KY, including cinematographer from the United States J. Roy Hunt, football player and coach George Cafego, Major League Baseball player Hal Rice, you can see a list of people who born in Fayette County, KY.

Fayette County, KY Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Fayette County, KY.

City Name Population Title
Lexington-Fayette 314,488 Consolidated city-county in Kentucky, United States
Crestwood 5,081 Human settlement in Oldham County, Kentucky, United States of America
Mount Vernon 2,415 City in Rockcastle County, Kentucky
Columbus 153 City in Hickman County, Kentucky, United States

Kentucky Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Jefferson County 766,757 County in Alabama, United States
Louisville 760,026 County seat of Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States
Lexington-Fayette 314,488 Consolidated city-county in Kentucky, United States
Kenton County 166,998 County in Kentucky, United States
Boone County 133,581 County in Kentucky, United States
Warren County 132,896 County in Kentucky, United States
Hardin County 110,958 County in Tennessee, United States
Daviess County 101,511 County in Kentucky, United States
Campbell County 93,584 County in northeastern Wyoming, United States
Madison County 92,987 County in Kentucky, United States
Bullitt County 81,676 County in Kentucky, United States
Bowling Green 70,543 City in Kentucky
Christian County 70,461 County in Missouri, United States
Oldham County 66,799 County in Texas, United States
McCracken County 65,418 County in Kentucky, United States
Pulaski County 64,979 County in Kentucky, United States

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