Henry County, Kentucky

Henry County: County in Kentucky, United States


Henry County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 15,416 and a population density of 20 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 16,067 inhabitants. Its county seat is New Castle. The county was created 224 years ago in 1798.

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

Quick Facts about Henry County

Population : 16,067 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
Different from : Henry County, Henry County, Henry County, Henry County, Henry County, Henry County, Henry County, Henry County, Henry County
Area : 754 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.7%
Land as percent of area : 98.3%
Named for : Patrick Henry
Capital : New Castle
Establishment : December 12, 1798
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 01:06:38 (1st December 2023)
Density : 21 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 4.05% (2010-2020)
Weather : 51℉ Rain Showers 7-days weather
Henry County  Kentucky courthouse image
Henry County Kentucky courthouse
Henry County  Kentucky courthouse image


Henry County is located at 38°26'54"N 85°7'8"W (38.4484700, -85.1189300). It has 5 neighbors: Carroll County, Franklin County, Owen County, Shelby County and Trimble County.

Henry County map

The largest city of Henry County is New Castle with a population of 930. Other cities include, Campbellsburg population 784 and Smithfield population 115. See all Henry County cities & populated places.

Henry County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Eminence 2,566 Town in Kentucky
New Castle 930 City in Kentucky, USA
Campbellsburg 784 Human settlement in Henry County, Kentucky, United States of America
Smithfield 115 Human settlement in Henry County, Kentucky, United States of America


Henry County forecast: Rain showers. Cloudy, with a high near 51. Chance of precipitation is 100%. more

Henry County has 5 neighbours.


The population of Henry County increased by 4.05% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 15,416 - census
2011 15,375 -0.27% estimation process
2012 15,336 -0.25% estimation process
2013 15,432 0.62% estimation process
2014 15,547 0.74% estimation process
2015 15,563 0.1% estimation process
2016 15,834 1.71% estimation process
2017 15,972 0.86% estimation process
2018 16,061 0.55% estimation process
2019 16,126 0.4% estimation process
2020 16,067 -0.37% estimation process

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People born in Henry County (8)

People born in Henry County, including author Wendell Berry, politician Arthur Yager, politician John Calhoon, .


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