Jessamine County , Kentucky

Jessamine County: County in Kentucky, United States

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


Jessamine County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 48,586 and a population density of 107 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 54,057 inhabitants. Its county seat is Nicholasville. The county was created 222 years ago in 1798.

Jessamine County Kentucky Courthouse image
Jessamine County Kentucky Courthouse
Jessamine County Kentucky Courthouse image


Jessamine County is located at 37°52'19"N 84°34'51"W (37.8720300, -84.5809300). It has 4 neighbors: Garrard County, Madison County, Mercer County and Woodford County.

Jessamine County map

The largest city of Jessamine County is Nicholasville with a population of 30,888. Other cities include, Wilmore population 6,343 and Keene population 88. See all Jessamine County cities & populated places.


Jessamine County forecast: A chance of rain showers before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. Northwest wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. more

Jessamine County Quick Facts

Population : 54,057 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
Area : 452 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.4%
Land as percent of area : 98.6%
Named for : Jessamine Creek
Altitude : 955 feet / 291 meters
Capital : Nicholasville
Establishment : December 12, 1798
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 23:09:18 (16th October 2021)
Density : 120 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 10.12% (2010-2020)
Weather : 61℉ Chance Rain Showers then Mostly Sunny 7-days weather

Jessamine County has 4 neighbours.


The population of Jessamine County increased by 10.12% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 48,586 - census
2011 48,892 0.63% estimation process
2012 49,467 1.16% estimation process
2013 50,120 1.3% estimation process
2014 50,871 1.48% estimation process
2015 51,809 1.81% estimation process
2016 52,219 0.79% estimation process
2017 53,259 1.95% estimation process
2018 53,757 0.93% estimation process
2019 54,115 0.66% estimation process
2020 54,057 -0.11% estimation process

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People born in Jessamine County (10)

People born in Jessamine County, including United States general William Orlando Butler, politician George S. Shanklin, minister Marvin Gay Sr., you can see a list of people who born in Jessamine County.

Other places with the same name (1)

Jessamine County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Nicholasville 30,888 City in Kentucky
Wilmore 6,343 City in Jessamine County, Kentucky
Keene 88 City in Kentucky, USA

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