Harrison County, Kentucky

Harrison County: County in Kentucky, United States


Harrison County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 18,846 and a population density of 23 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 18,920 inhabitants. Its county seat is Cynthiana. The county was created 229 years ago in 1793.

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

Quick Facts about Harrison County

Population : 18,920 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
Different from : Harrison County, Harrison County, Harrisonburg, Harrison County, Harrison County, Harrison County, Harrison County, Harrison County
Area : 803 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.1%
Land as percent of area : 98.9%
Named for : Benjamin Harrison V
Capital : Cynthiana
Establishment : December 12, 1793
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 17:00:06 (29th November 2023)
Density : 24 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.39% (2010-2020)
Weather : 49℉ Sunny 7-days weather
Harrison county kentucky courthouse image
Harrison county kentucky courthouse
Harrison county kentucky courthouse image


Harrison County is located at 38°26'31"N 84°19'53"W (38.4418100, -84.3313900). It has 5 neighbors: Bracken County, Grant County, Nicholas County, Robertson County and Scott County.

Harrison County map

The largest city of Harrison County is Cynthiana with a population of 6,300. Other cities include and Berry population 250. See all Harrison County cities & populated places.

Harrison County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Cynthiana 6,300 City in Harrison County, Kentucky, in the United States
Berry 250 City in Harrison County, Kentucky, United States


Harrison County forecast: Sunny, with a high near 49. Southwest wind 8 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. more

Harrison County has 5 neighbours.


The population of Harrison County increased by 0.39% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 18,846 - census
2011 18,689 -0.84% estimation process
2012 18,622 -0.36% estimation process
2013 18,571 -0.27% estimation process
2014 18,636 0.35% estimation process
2015 18,641 0.03% estimation process
2016 18,569 -0.39% estimation process
2017 18,735 0.89% estimation process
2018 18,780 0.24% estimation process
2019 18,886 0.56% estimation process
2020 18,920 0.18% estimation process

Comitatul Harrison, Comte de Harrison, Comté de Harrison, Condado de Harrison, Condado han Harrison, Contea di Harrison, Garrison, Harison srjan, Harrison, Harrison Kun, Harrison Kūn, Harrison konderria, Harrison megye, Hrabstwo Harrison, Kharisun, Okrug Kharison, Quan Harrison, Quận Harrison, ha li sen xian, harison jun, harisona ka'unti, mqatʿt haryswn, shhrstan hryswn kntaky, Гаррисон, Гаррісон, Округ Харисон, Харисън, Հարիսոն շրջան, شهرستان هریسون، کنتاکی, مقاطعة هاريسون, ہیریسن کاؤنٹی، کینٹکی, হারিসোন কাউন্টি, ハリソン郡, 哈里森縣

People born in Harrison County (4)

People born in Harrison County, including politician David Kilgore, politician William E. Simms, pioneer William Tell Coleman, .


  • Katherine Wilson (served in Red Cross during World War II (1908-2012)) she was born in 10/01/1908

Other places with the same name (8)

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