Frankfort Franklin County, Kentucky

Frankfort: County seat city in Franklin County, Kentucky, USA and Kentucky federated state capital city

About

Frankfort is a city located in the county of Franklin in the U.S. state of Kentucky. Its population at the 2010 census was 25,527 and a population density of 654 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 27,715 inhabitants.

The city was created 236 years ago in 1785.

Frankfort Quick Facts

Population : 27,715 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
County : Franklin County
Phone Area Codes : 502
Area : 39.03 km2
Altitude : 509 feet / 155 meters
Capital city : Frankfort is capital of Kentucky, Franklin County
Establishment : January 01, 1786 (236 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 19:06:40 (25th May 2022)
Postal code : 40601
Density : 710 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 7.89% (2010-2020)
Frankfort locator map
Location of Frankfort on Kentucky map.
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KY State Capitol
KY State Capitol image

Geography

Frankfort is located at 38°12'3"N 84°52'24"W (38.2009100, -84.8732800).

Frankfort map

Demographics

The population of Frankfort increased by 7.89% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 25,527 - census
2011 27,359 6.7% estimation process
2012 27,309 -0.18% estimation process
2013 27,261 -0.18% estimation process
2014 27,411 0.55% estimation process
2015 27,583 0.62% estimation process
2016 27,641 0.21% estimation process
2017 27,660 0.07% estimation process
2018 27,719 0.21% estimation process
2019 27,755 0.13% estimation process
2020 27,715 -0.14% estimation process

Frankfort zip code is 40601. County name: Franklin, County fips: 21073

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Best Things to Do in Frankfort

1 Buffalo Trace Distillery

Rating: 4.7 (1485)

113 Great Buffalo Trace, Frankfort, KY 40601, United States ➦ Show Map

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Buffalo Trace Distillery

2 Cove Spring Park

Rating: 4.7 (969)

100 Cove Spring Rd, Frankfort, KY 40601, United States ➦ Show Map

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Cove Spring Park

3 Salato Wildlife Center

Rating: 4.7 (899)

1 Sportsman's Ln, Frankfort, KY 40601, United States ➦ Show Map

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Salato Wildlife Center

4 River View Park

Rating: 4.5 (486)

404 Wilkinson Blvd, Frankfort, KY 40601, United States ➦ Show Map

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River View Park

5 Lakeview Park

Rating: 4.4 (414)

112 Park Ave, Frankfort, KY 40601, United States ➦ Show Map

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Lakeview Park

Where ot Eat in Frankfort

1 Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

Rating: 4.3 (2079)

161 Bizzack Blvd, Frankfort, KY 40601, United States ➦ Show Map

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Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

2 Steak 'n Shake

Rating: 3.6 (1574)

335 Leonardwood Dr, Frankfort, KY 40601, United States ➦ Show Map

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Steak 'n Shake

3 Frisch's Big Boy

Rating: 4.1 (1436)

1302 US-127 S, Frankfort, KY 40601, United States ➦ Show Map

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Frisch's Big Boy

4 LongHorn Steakhouse

Rating: 4.4 (1165)

101 Westridge Drive, Frankfort, KY 40601, United States ➦ Show Map

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LongHorn Steakhouse

5 Chili's

Rating: 4 (968)

345 Leonardwood Dr, Frankfort, KY 40601, United States ➦ Show Map

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Chili's

Where to Stay in Frankfort

1 Best Western Parkside Inn

Rating: 4.2 (700)

80 Chenault Rd, Frankfort, KY 40601, United States ➦ Show Map

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Best Western Parkside Inn

2 Hampton Inn Frankfort

Rating: 4.3 (553)

1310 US 127 South, Frankfort, KY 40601, United States ➦ Show Map

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Hampton Inn Frankfort

3 Days Inn by Wyndham Frankfort

Rating: 2.8 (420)

1051B US 127 South, I-64, Frankfort, KY 40601, United States ➦ Show Map

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Days Inn by Wyndham Frankfort

4 Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Frankfort

Rating: 4.2 (373)

40 Chenault Rd, Frankfort, KY 40601, United States ➦ Show Map

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Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Frankfort

5 Holiday Inn Express & Suites Frankfort, an IHG Hotel

Rating: 4.3 (373)

1000 Vandalay Dr, Frankfort, KY 40601, United States ➦ Show Map

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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Frankfort, an IHG Hotel

Other Places in Frankfort

1 Kentucky Department of Agriculture

Rating: 4.3 (3)

111 Corporate Dr, Frankfort, KY 40601, United States ➦ Show Map

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2 Governor's Office Of Agricultural Policy

404 Ann St, Frankfort, KY 40601, United States ➦ Show Map

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3 US Animal Plant Health Inspection

105 Corporate Dr, Frankfort, KY 40601, United States ➦ Show Map

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People born in Frankfort (56)

People born in Frankfort, including actor and singer Will Chase, lawyer and army officer Daniel Weisiger Adams, U.S. politician George Graham Vest, .

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Schools in Frankfort

College & universities near Frankfort, KY

Code Name City ZIP
157058 Kentucky State University Frankfort (KY) 40601-2355

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Frankfort, KY

Code Name Address Type
LVL Louisville, Kentucky 720 West Muhammad Ali Blvd. BUS
CIN Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal 1301 Western Ave. RAIL
CIG Cincinnati, OH 1005 Gilbert Avenue BUS
MAY Maysville West Front St & Rosemary Clooney St RAIL

Post offices near Frankfort

Post Office Name City ZIP
Frankfor Post Office Frankfort (KY) 40601

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Distance to Other Cities

Frankfort distances to largest Kentucky cities