Magoffin County, Kentucky

Magoffin County: County in Kentucky, United States


Magoffin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 13,333 and a population density of 17 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 12,017 inhabitants. Its county seat is Salyersville. The county was created 162 years ago in 1860.

Quick Facts about Magoffin County

Population : 12,017 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
Area : 801 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.2%
Land as percent of area : 99.8%
Named for : Beriah Magoffin
Altitude : 1,132 feet / 345 meters
Capital : Salyersville
Establishment : February 02, 1860
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 07:24:11 (6th February 2023)
Density : 15 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -10.95% (2010-2020)
Magoffin County locator map
Location of Magoffin County on Kentucky map.
Magoffin County Justice Center image
Magoffin County Justice Center
Magoffin County Justice Center image


Magoffin County is located at 37°42'23"N 83°3'54"W (37.7064700, -83.0649100). It has 6 neighbors: Floyd County, Breathitt County, Johnson County, Knott County, Morgan County and Wolfe County.

Magoffin County map

The largest city of Magoffin County is Salyersville with a population of 1,639. . See all Magoffin County cities & populated places.

Magoffin County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Salyersville 1,639 City in Magoffin County, Kentucky

Magoffin County has 6 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Magoffin County decreased by 10.95% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 13,333 - census
2011 13,220 -0.85% estimation process
2012 13,061 -1.22% estimation process
2013 12,941 -0.93% estimation process
2014 12,980 0.3% estimation process
2015 12,784 -1.53% estimation process
2016 12,668 -0.92% estimation process
2017 12,519 -1.19% estimation process
2018 12,323 -1.59% estimation process
2019 12,161 -1.33% estimation process
2020 12,017 -1.2% estimation process

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People born in Magoffin County (2)

People born in Magoffin County, including publisher Larry Flynt, Kentucky's First Lady and women's rights activist Judi Patton, .


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