Lewis County, Kentucky

Lewis County: County in Kentucky, United States


Lewis County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 13,870 and a population density of 11 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 13,262 inhabitants. Its county seat is Vanceburg. The county was created 217 years ago in 1806.

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

Quick Facts about Lewis County

Population : 13,262 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
Different from : Lewis County, Lewis County, Lewis County, Lewis and Clark County, Lewis County, Lewis County, Lewis County
Area : 1284 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.5%
Land as percent of area : 97.5%
Named for : Meriwether Lewis
Capital : Vanceburg
Establishment : December 12, 1806
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 01:59:26 (2nd March 2024)
Density : 10 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.58% (2010-2020)
Lewis County  Kentucky courthouse image
Lewis County Kentucky courthouse
Lewis County  Kentucky courthouse image


Lewis County is located at 38°31'54"N 83°22'41"W (38.5315400, -83.3780500). It has 7 neighbors: Rowan County, Carter County, Fleming County, Greenup County, Mason County, Adams County and Scioto County.

Lewis County map

The largest city of Lewis County is Vanceburg with a population of 1,399. . See all Lewis County cities & populated places.

Lewis County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Lewis County.

City Name Population Title
Vanceburg 1,399 City in Lewis County, Kentucky, United States of America

Lewis County has 7 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Lewis County decreased by 4.58% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 13,870 - census
2011 13,837 -0.24% estimation process
2012 13,839 0.01% estimation process
2013 13,751 -0.64% estimation process
2014 13,830 0.57% estimation process
2015 13,663 -1.22% estimation process
2016 13,516 -1.09% estimation process
2017 13,363 -1.14% estimation process
2018 13,268 -0.72% estimation process
2019 13,275 0.05% estimation process
2020 13,262 -0.1% estimation process

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People born in Lewis County (3)

People born in Lewis County, including Founder of the Pillar of Fire Church Alma Bridwell White, professional football tight end in the National Football League Elbie Nickel, politician Horatio Washington Bruce, .


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