Lyon County, Kentucky

Lyon County: County in Kentucky, United States

About

Lyon County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 8,314 and a population density of 13 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 8,133 inhabitants. Its county seat is Eddyville. The county was created 168 years ago in 1854.

Quick Facts about Lyon County

Population : 8,133 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
Different from : Lyon County, Lyon County, Lyon County, Lyon County
Area : 664 km2
Water as percent of area : 17%
Land as percent of area : 83%
Named for : Chittenden Lyon
Capital : Eddyville
Establishment : January 01, 1854
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 01:31:09 (4th December 2022)
Density : 12 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.23% (2010-2020)
Lyon County locator map
Location of Lyon County on Kentucky map.
Lyon County Courthouse  Eddyville image
Lyon County Courthouse Eddyville
Lyon County Courthouse  Eddyville image

Geography

Lyon County is located at 37°1'9"N 88°4'60"W (37.0191300, -88.0832800). It has 5 neighbors: Caldwell County, Crittenden County, Livingston County, Marshall County and Trigg County.

Lyon County map

The largest city of Lyon County is Indian Hills with a population of 2,971. Other cities include, Eddyville population 2,550 and Kuttawa population 618. See all Lyon County cities & populated places.

Lyon County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Indian Hills 2,971 City in Lyon County, Kentucky, United States
Eddyville 2,550 City in Lyon County, Kentucky, United States of America
Kuttawa 618 City in Lyon County, Kentucky, United States of America

Lyon County has 5 neighbours.

  • Eddyville

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Lyon County decreased by 2.23% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 8,314 - census
2011 8,435 1.43% estimation process
2012 8,446 0.13% estimation process
2013 8,452 0.07% estimation process
2014 8,411 -0.49% estimation process
2015 8,474 0.74% estimation process
2016 8,238 -2.86% estimation process
2017 8,261 0.28% estimation process
2018 8,171 -1.1% estimation process
2019 8,210 0.48% estimation process
2020 8,133 -0.95% estimation process

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People born in Lyon County (2)

People born in Lyon County, including 45th Governor of Kentucky Keen Johnson, composer R. Dale Butts, .

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Other places with the same name (5)

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