Fleming County, Kentucky

Fleming County: County in Kentucky, United States


Fleming County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 14,348 and a population density of 16 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 14,603 inhabitants. Its county seat is Flemingsburg. The county was created 226 years ago in 1798.

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

Quick Facts about Fleming County

Population : 14,603 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
Area : 910 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.8%
Land as percent of area : 99.2%
Named for : John Fleming
Altitude : 817 feet / 249 meters
Capital : Flemingsburg
Establishment : February 02, 1798
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 16:43:06 (12th April 2024)
Density : 16 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.75% (2010-2020)
Fleming County  Kentucky courthouse 2 image
Fleming County Kentucky courthouse 2
Fleming County  Kentucky courthouse 2 image


Fleming County is located at 38°22'12"N 83°41'48"W (38.3701100, -83.6966500). It has 5 neighbors: Rowan County, Lewis County, Mason County, Nicholas County and Robertson County.

Fleming County map

The largest city of Fleming County is Flemingsburg with a population of 2,804. Other cities include and Ewing population 238. See all Fleming County cities & populated places.

Fleming County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Flemingsburg 2,804 City in Fleming County, Kentucky, United States of America
Ewing 238 City in Kentucky, USA

Fleming County has 5 neighbours.

  • Flemingsburg


The population of Fleming County increased by 1.75% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 14,348 - census
2011 14,483 0.93% estimation process
2012 14,525 0.29% estimation process
2013 14,536 0.08% estimation process
2014 14,476 -0.41% estimation process
2015 14,578 0.7% estimation process
2016 14,481 -0.67% estimation process
2017 14,439 -0.29% estimation process
2018 14,485 0.32% estimation process
2019 14,581 0.66% estimation process
2020 14,603 0.15% estimation process

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People born in Fleming County (9)

People born in Fleming County, including 15th Governor of Missouri Claiborne Fox Jackson, politician Alvin Saunders, politician Richard M. Bishop, .


  • George Baird Hodge (American politician (1828-1892)) he was born in 08/04/1828
  • Lawrence S. Trimble (American politician (1825-1904)) he was born in 26/08/1825
  • Landaff Andrews (American politician (1803-1887)) he was born in 12/02/1803
  • Eli Metcalfe Bruce (Philanthropist and a Representative from Kentucky in the First and Second Confederate Congresses) he was born in 22/02/1828
  • John Carroll Power (American historian) he was born in 19/09/1819
  • Elijah Elliott (American settler) he was born in 01/04/1817

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