Marshall County, Kentucky

Marshall County: County in Kentucky, United States


Marshall County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 31,448 and a population density of 36 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 31,163 inhabitants. Its county seat is Benton. The county was created 181 years ago in 1842.

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

Quick Facts about Marshall County

Population : 31,163 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
Different from : Marshall County, Marshall County, Marshall County, Marshall County, Marshall County, Marshall County, Marshall County, Marshall County, Marshall County, Marshall County, Marshall County
Area : 881 km2
Official name : Marshall County
Water as percent of area : 11%
Land as percent of area : 89%
Named for : John Marshall
Capital : Benton
Establishment : February 02, 1842
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 15:50:39 (24th September 2023)
Density : 35 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.91% (2010-2020)
Weather : 79℉ Partly Sunny then Slight Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather
Marshall County Courthouse  Benton image
Marshall County Courthouse Benton
Marshall County Courthouse  Benton image


Marshall County is located at 36°53'0"N 88°19'46"W (36.8834500, -88.3293800). It has 6 neighbors: Calloway County, Graves County, Livingston County, Lyon County, McCracken County and Trigg County.

Marshall County map

The largest city of Marshall County is Benton with a population of 4,467. Other cities include, Calvert City population 2,505 and Hardin population 607. See all Marshall County cities & populated places.

Marshall County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Benton 4,467 City in Kentucky
Calvert City 2,505 City in Marshall County, Kentucky
Hardin 607 Human settlement in Marshall County, Kentucky, United States of America


Marshall County forecast: A slight chance of rain showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 79. East wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. more

Marshall County has 6 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Marshall County decreased by 0.91% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 31,448 - census
2011 31,261 -0.6% estimation process
2012 31,261 0% estimation process
2013 31,215 -0.15% estimation process
2014 30,993 -0.72% estimation process
2015 31,059 0.21% estimation process
2016 31,280 0.71% estimation process
2017 31,318 0.12% estimation process
2018 31,202 -0.37% estimation process
2019 31,100 -0.33% estimation process
2020 31,163 0.2% estimation process

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People born in Marshall County (1)

American politician J. J. Edens was born in Marshall County

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