Hancock County , Kentucky

Hancock County: County in Kentucky, United States

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

About

Hancock County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 8,565 and a population density of 17 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 8,722 inhabitants. Its county seat is Hawesville. The county was created 192 years ago in 1829.

Geography

Hancock County is located at 37°50'29"N 86°46'41"W (37.8415100, -86.7779300). It has 5 neighbors: Perry County, Spencer County, Breckinridge County, Daviess County and Ohio County.

Hancock County Court House image
Hancock County Court House

The largest city of Hancock County is Lewisport with a population of 1,690. Other cities include and Hawesville population 990. See all Hancock County cities & populated places.

Hancock County Court House image

Hancock County map

Hancock County Quick Facts

Population : 8,722 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
Different from : Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County
Area : 515 km2
Water as percent of area : 5.6%
Land as percent of area : 94.4%
Named for : John Hancock
Capital : Hawesville
Establishment : January 01, 1829
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 04:37:21 (27th July 2021)
Density : 17 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 1.8% (2010-2019)

Hancock County has 5 neighbours.

  • Hawesville

Demographics

The population of Hancock County increased by 1.8% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 8,565 - census
2011 8,588 0.27% estimation process
2012 8,642 0.62% estimation process
2013 8,626 -0.19% estimation process
2014 8,681 0.63% estimation process
2015 8,641 -0.46% estimation process
2016 8,723 0.94% estimation process
2017 8,778 0.63% estimation process
2018 8,738 -0.46% estimation process
2019 8,722 -0.18% estimation process

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Other places with the same name (9)

Hancock County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Lewisport 1,690 City in Hancock County, Kentucky, United States of America
Hawesville 990 Human settlement in Hancock County, Kentucky, United States of America

Kentucky Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Kentucky 4,467,673 State of the United States of America
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Lexington-Fayette 314,488 Consolidated city-county in Kentucky, United States
Meads 288,649 Unincorporated community in Boyd County, Kentucky
Ironville 288,649 Unincorporated community in Boyd County, Kentucky
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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
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Madison County 92,987 County in Kentucky, United States
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