Larue County, Kentucky

Larue County: County in Kentucky, United States


Larue County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 14,193 and a population density of 21 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 14,431 inhabitants. Its county seat is Hodgenville. The county was created 179 years ago in 1843.

Quick Facts about Larue County

Population : 14,431 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
Area : 683 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.8%
Land as percent of area : 99.2%
Named for : John LaRue
Altitude : 801 feet / 244 meters
Capital : Hodgenville
Establishment : March 03, 1843
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 18:51:15 (26th November 2022)
Density : 21 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.65% (2010-2020)
Larue County locator map
Location of Larue County on Kentucky map.
Larue County Kentucky courthouse image
Larue County Kentucky courthouse
Larue County Kentucky courthouse image


Larue County is located at 37°32'45"N 85°41'53"W (37.5458000, -85.6979200). It has 4 neighbors: Hart County, Green County, Marion County and Taylor County.

Larue County map

The largest city of Larue County is Hodgenville with a population of 3,255. . See all Larue County cities & populated places.

Larue County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Hodgenville 3,255 City in of LaRue County, Kentucky, in the United States

Larue County has 4 neighbours.

  • Hodgenville


The population of Larue County increased by 1.65% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 14,193 - census
2011 14,179 -0.1% estimation process
2012 14,048 -0.93% estimation process
2013 14,019 -0.21% estimation process
2014 14,106 0.62% estimation process
2015 14,110 0.03% estimation process
2016 14,018 -0.66% estimation process
2017 14,196 1.25% estimation process
2018 14,299 0.72% estimation process
2019 14,398 0.69% estimation process
2020 14,431 0.23% estimation process

Comte de Larue, Comté de Larue, Larue

People born in Larue County (3)

People born in Larue County, including politician Edward W. Creal, United States federal judge David Ezekiel Bryant, politician Henry English Read, .


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