Jefferson County , Kentucky

Jefferson County: County in Alabama, United States

About

Jefferson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 741,096 and a population density of 255 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 767,452 inhabitants. Its county seat is Birmingham. The county was created 202 years ago in 1819.

Jefferson County Quick Facts

Population : 767,452 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
Different from : Jefferson County, Jefferson County, Jefferson County, Jefferson County, Jefferson County, Jefferson County, Jefferson County, Jefferson County, Jefferson County, Jefferson County, Jefferson County, Jefferson County, Jefferson County, Jefferson County, Jefferson County, Jefferson County, Jefferson County, Jefferson County, Jefferson County, Jefferson County, Jefferson Parish, Jefferson County, Jefferson County, Jefferson County, Jefferson County
Plate code : 1
Area : 2911 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.1%
Land as percent of area : 98.9%
Named for : Thomas Jefferson
Altitude : 509 feet / 155 meters
Capital : Birmingham
Establishment : December 12, 1819
Time Zone : America/Kentucky/Louisville
Local time : 00:49:45 (22nd May 2022)
Density : 264 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.43% (2010-2020)
Jefferson County locator map
Location of Jefferson County on Kentucky map.
Jefferson County Courthouse Birmingham Nov 2011 02 image
Jefferson County Courthouse Birmingham Nov 2011 02
Jefferson County Courthouse Birmingham Nov 2011 02 image

Geography

Jefferson County is located at 38°11'14"N 85°39'33"W (38.1871900, -85.6591600). It has 6 neighbors: Bibb County, Blount County, Saint Clair County, Shelby County, Tuscaloosa County and Walker County.

Jefferson County map

The largest city of Jefferson County is Louisville with a population of 760,026. Other cities include, Jeffersontown population 27,562, Pleasure Ridge Park population 25,813, Valley Station population 22,756 and Newburg population 19,967. See all Jefferson County cities & populated places.

Jefferson County Populated Places (more)

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

City Name Population Title
Louisville 760,026 County seat of Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States
Jeffersontown 27,562 City in Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States of America
Pleasure Ridge Park 25,813 City in Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America
Valley Station 22,756 Human settlement in Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America
Newburg 19,967 City in Phelps County, Missouri, United States
Fern Creek 18,409 City in Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America
Saint Matthews 17,985 City
Okolona 17,134 City in Chickasaw County, Mississippi, United States of America
Shively 15,690 Home rule-class city in Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States
Highview 15,167 City in Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America
Lyndon 11,445 City in the United States
Saint Dennis 9,177 Human settlement in Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States of America
Fairdale 8,148 City in Walsh County, North Dakota, United States of America
Middletown 7,898 City in Kentucky
Buechel 7,287 Human settlement in Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America
Douglass Hills 5,714 City in Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States of America

Jefferson County has 6 neighbours.

  • Birmingham

Demographics

The population of Jefferson County increased by 3.43% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 741,096 - census
2011 746,361 0.71% estimation process
2012 751,629 0.7% estimation process
2013 759,183 1% estimation process
2014 761,725 0.33% estimation process
2015 764,946 0.42% estimation process
2016 767,464 0.33% estimation process
2017 769,828 0.31% estimation process
2018 768,101 -0.22% estimation process
2019 766,757 -0.18% estimation process
2020 767,452 0.09% estimation process

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People born in Jefferson County (12)

People born in Jefferson County, including baseball player Willie Mays, politician and businessman James D. Martin, Player of football Bob Gresham, .

List

  • Jimmy Staggs (American DJ) he was born in 07/10/1935
  • Paul Lehner (American baseball player) he was born in 01/07/1920
  • Thomas Harrison (Confederate States Army brigadier general during the American Civil War) he was born in 01/05/1823
  • Ernie Walker (American baseball player) he was born in 17/09/1890
  • Thomas McAdory Owen (American lawyer, author, and historian) he was born in 19/11/1866
  • Edmundson Parkes (American businessman) he was born in 22/11/1904
  • David B. Todd Jr. he was born in 01/01/1935
  • Martha Crystal Myers (American obstetrician, medical missionary in Yemen) she was born in 13/03/1945
  • Josephus C. Vines (American politician, mayor of Brighton, Alabama) he was born in 10/07/1873

Other places with the same name (25)

Kentucky Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Louisville 760,026 County seat of Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States
Fayette County 324,735 County in West Virginia, United States
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
Lexington 225,366 City in Fayette County, Kentucky, United States
Kenton County 167,949 County in Kentucky, United States
Boone County 135,396 County in Kentucky, United States
Warren County 134,510 County in Kentucky, United States
Hardin County 111,309 County in Tennessee, United States
Daviess County 101,978 County in Kentucky, United States
Madison County 94,265 County in Kentucky, United States
Campbell County 94,020 County in northeastern Wyoming, United States
Bullitt County 82,182 County in Kentucky, United States
Christian County 71,478 County in Missouri, United States
Bowling Green 70,631 City in Kentucky