Lee County , Kentucky

Lee County: County in Kentucky, United States

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

About

Lee County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 7,887 and a population density of 14 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 7,268 inhabitants. Its county seat is Beattyville. The county was created 151 years ago in 1870.

Lee County Kentucky Courthouse image
Lee County Kentucky Courthouse
Lee County Kentucky Courthouse image

Geography

Lee County is located at 37°35'41"N 83°42'59"W (37.5948000, -83.7162800). It has 5 neighbors: Breathitt County, Estill County, Jackson County, Owsley County and Wolfe County.

Lee County map

The largest city of Lee County is Beattyville with a population of 1,461. . See all Lee County cities & populated places.

Weather

Lee County forecast: A chance of rain showers before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 40%. more

Lee County Quick Facts

Population : 7,268 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
Different from : Lee County, Lee County, Lee County, Lee County, Lee County, Lee County, Lee County, Lee County, Lee County, Lee County, Lee County
Area : 547 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.1%
Land as percent of area : 98.9%
Named for : Robert E. Lee
Capital : Beattyville
Establishment : January 01, 1870
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 19:53:17 (27th October 2021)
Density : 13 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -8.52% (2010-2020)
Weather : 72℉ Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather

Lee County has 5 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Lee County decreased by 8.52% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,887 - census
2011 7,707 -2.34% estimation process
2012 7,581 -1.66% estimation process
2013 6,876 -10.25% estimation process
2014 6,796 -1.18% estimation process
2015 6,746 -0.74% estimation process
2016 6,604 -2.15% estimation process
2017 6,602 -0.03% estimation process
2018 7,052 6.38% estimation process
2019 7,403 4.74% estimation process
2020 7,268 -1.86% estimation process

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Lee County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Beattyville 1,461 County seat in Kentucky

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