Mason County , Kentucky

Mason County: County in Kentucky, United States

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Location of Mason County on Kentucky map.


Mason County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 17,490 and a population density of 27 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 17,070 inhabitants. Its county seat is Maysville. The county was created 232 years ago in 1788.


Mason County is located at 38°35'43"N 83°49'27"W (38.5951700, -83.8242500). It has 6 neighbors: Bracken County, Fleming County, Lewis County, Robertson County, Adams County and Brown County.

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The largest city of Mason County is Maysville with a population of 8,728. Other cities include, Old Washington population 795, Dover population 248 and Sardis population 101. See all Mason County cities & populated places.

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Mason County Quick Facts

Population : 17,070 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
Different from : Mason County, Mason County, Mason County, Mason County, Mason County
Area : 639 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.6%
Land as percent of area : 97.4%
Named for : George Mason
Capital : Maysville
Establishment : November 11, 1788
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 03:39:16 (27th July 2021)
Density : 27 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -2.46% (2010-2019)

Mason County has 6 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Mason County decreased by 2.46% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 17,490 - census
2011 17,546 0.32% estimation process
2012 17,460 -0.49% estimation process
2013 17,323 -0.79% estimation process
2014 17,133 -1.11% estimation process
2015 17,050 -0.49% estimation process
2016 17,167 0.68% estimation process
2017 17,192 0.15% estimation process
2018 17,080 -0.66% estimation process
2019 17,070 -0.06% estimation process

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People born in Mason County (14)

People born in Mason County, including politician and soldier Alexander William Doniphan, politician Joshua Baker, judge Roy Bean, you can see a list of people who born in Mason County.

Other places with the same name (5)

Mason County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Maysville 8,728 City in Mason County, Kentucky, United States
Old Washington 795
Dover 248 Home rule-class city in Mason County, Kentucky, United States
Sardis 101 Human settlement in Kentucky, United States of America

Kentucky Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Kentucky 4,467,673 State of the United States of America
Jefferson County 766,757 County in Alabama, United States
Louisville 760,026 County seat of Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States
Fayette County 323,152 County in West Virginia, United States
Lexington-Fayette 314,488 Consolidated city-county in Kentucky, United States
Meads 288,649 Unincorporated community in Boyd County, Kentucky
Ironville 288,649 Unincorporated community in Boyd County, Kentucky
Lexington 225,366 City in Fayette County, Kentucky, United States
Kenton County 166,998 County in Kentucky, United States
Boone County 133,581 County in Kentucky, United States
Warren County 132,896 County in Kentucky, United States
Hardin County 110,958 County in Tennessee, United States
Daviess County 101,511 County in Kentucky, United States
Campbell County 93,584 County in northeastern Wyoming, United States
Madison County 92,987 County in Kentucky, United States
Bullitt County 81,676 County in Kentucky, United States

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