Hickman County, Kentucky

Hickman County: County in Kentucky, United States


Hickman County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 4,902 and a population density of 7 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 4,364 inhabitants. Its county seat is Clinton. The county was created 200 years ago in 1821.

Quick Facts about Hickman County

Population : 4,364 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
Different from : Hickman County
Area : 655 km2
Water as percent of area : 4.3%
Land as percent of area : 95.7%
Named for : Paschal Hickman
Capital : Clinton
Establishment : December 12, 1821
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 06:30:27 (3rd December 2022)
Density : 7 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -12.33% (2010-2020)
Hickman County locator map
Location of Hickman County on Kentucky map.
Hickman County Courthouse KY image
Hickman County Courthouse KY
Hickman County Courthouse KY image


Hickman County is located at 36°40'41"N 88°58'34"W (36.6781700, -88.9762200). It has 6 neighbors: Carlisle County, Fulton County, Graves County, Mississippi County, Obion County and Weakley County.

Hickman County map

The largest city of Hickman County is Clinton with a population of 1,244. . See all Hickman County cities & populated places.

Hickman County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Clinton 1,244 City in Hickman County, Kentucky, United States of America

Hickman County has 6 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Hickman County decreased by 12.33% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 4,902 - census
2011 4,783 -2.49% estimation process
2012 4,737 -0.97% estimation process
2013 4,708 -0.62% estimation process
2014 4,679 -0.62% estimation process
2015 4,612 -1.45% estimation process
2016 4,607 -0.11% estimation process
2017 4,518 -1.97% estimation process
2018 4,431 -1.96% estimation process
2019 4,380 -1.16% estimation process
2020 4,364 -0.37% estimation process

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People born in Hickman County (3)

People born in Hickman County, including politician Robert Burns Smith, politician Edward Crossland, politician Robert Humphreys, .


Other places with the same name (2)

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