Laurel County, Kentucky
Laurel County: County in Kentucky, United States
Laurel County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 58,849 and a population density of 51 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 61,238 inhabitants. Its county seat is London. The county was created 197 years ago in 1825.
Quick Facts about Laurel County
|Population :||61,238 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||Kentucky (United States)|
|Area :||1149 km2|
|Water as percent of area :||2.2%|
|Land as percent of area :||97.8%|
|Named for :||Kalmia latifolia|
|Altitude :||1,217 feet / 371 meters|
|Establishment :||December 12, 1825|
|Time Zone :||Eastern Time Zone|
|Local time :||19:06:01 (1st June 2023)|
|Density :||53 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||3.9% (2010-2020)|
Laurel County is located at 37°6'38"N 84°7'4"W (37.1106700, -84.1178000). It has 7 neighbors: Clay County, Jackson County, Knox County, McCreary County, Pulaski County, Rockcastle County and Whitley County.
Laurel County map
The largest city of Laurel County is London with a population of 8,072. Other cities include and North Corbin population 1,773. See all Laurel County cities & populated places.
Laurel County Populated Places
Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Laurel County.
|London||8,072||City in Kentucky, United States|
|North Corbin||1,773||City in Kentucky, United States of America|
Laurel County has 7 neighbours.
- Clay County county in Kentucky, United States
- Jackson County county in Kentucky, United States
- Knox County county in Kentucky, United States
- McCreary County county in Kentucky, United States
- Pulaski County county in Kentucky, United States
- Rockcastle County county in Kentucky, United States
- Whitley County county in Kentucky, United States
The population of Laurel County increased by 3.9% in 10 years.
People born in Laurel County (3)
People born in Laurel County, including 42nd Governor of Kentucky Flem D. Sampson, politician William E. Evans, writer Silas House, .
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