Grant County, Kentucky

Grant County: County in Kentucky, United States


Grant County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 24,662 and a population density of 37 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 25,387 inhabitants. Its county seat is Williamstown. The county was created 203 years ago in 1820.

Quick Facts about Grant County

Population : 25,387 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
Different from : Grant County, Grant County, Grand County, Grant County, Grant County, Grant County, Grant Parish, Grant County, Grant County, Grand County, Grant County, Grant County, Grant County, Grant County, Grant County, Grant County
Area : 675 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.1%
Land as percent of area : 98.9%
Named for : John Grant
Capital : Williamstown
Establishment : February 02, 1820
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 05:17:24 (28th May 2023)
Density : 38 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.86% (2010-2020)
Grant County locator map
Location of Grant County on Kentucky map.
Grant County Library. image
Grant County Library.
Grant County Library. image


Grant County is located at 38°38'56"N 84°37'29"W (38.6488100, -84.6246100). It has 6 neighbors: Boone County, Gallatin County, Harrison County, Kenton County, Owen County and Scott County.

Grant County map

The largest city of Grant County is Williamstown with a population of 3,939. Other cities include, Crittenden population 3,925, Dry Ridge population 2,207 and Corinth population 228. See all Grant County cities & populated places.

Grant County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Williamstown 3,939 City in Kentucky
Crittenden 3,925 City in Kentucky, USA
Dry Ridge 2,207 City in Grant County, Kentucky, United States of America
Corinth 228 City in Kentucky

Grant County has 6 neighbours.


The population of Grant County increased by 2.86% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 24,662 - census
2011 24,765 0.42% estimation process
2012 24,521 -1% estimation process
2013 24,565 0.18% estimation process
2014 24,829 1.06% estimation process
2015 24,736 -0.38% estimation process
2016 24,910 0.7% estimation process
2017 24,973 0.25% estimation process
2018 25,065 0.37% estimation process
2019 25,069 0.02% estimation process
2020 25,387 1.25% estimation process

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People born in Grant County (1)

American lawyer and judge (1848-1912) Milton C. Elstner was born in Grant County

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