McCracken County , Kentucky

County in Kentucky, United States

McCracken County, KY locator map
Location of McCracken County, KY on Kentucky map.


McCracken County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 65,565 and a population density of 94 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 65,418 inhabitants. Its county seat is Paducah. The county was created 196 years ago in 1824.

McCracken County has a total area of 267.95 square miles (694 km2).

McCracken County map

McCracken County, KY Quick Facts

Population : 65,418 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky
Area : 694 km2
Water as percent of area : 7.2%
Land as percent of area : 92.8%
Named for : Virgil McCracken
Altitude : 443 feet / 135 meters
Capital : Paducah
Establishment : December 12, 1824
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 05:30:46 (16th April 2021)
Density : 94 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -0.22% (2010-2019)
Weather : 63℉ Mostly Cloudy 7-days weather

McCracken County, KY has 7 neighbors .

  • Paducah

Year Population Method
2010 65,565 census
2011 65,794 estimation process
2012 65,584 estimation process
2013 65,337 estimation process
2014 65,318 estimation process
2015 64,948 estimation process
2016 65,304 estimation process
2017 65,364 estimation process
2018 65,307 estimation process
2019 65,418 estimation process

According to census records, the population of McCracken County decreased by 0.22% in 9 years.

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People born in McCracken County, KY (1)

American politician from Kentucky Michael Adams was born in McCracken County, KY

McCracken County, KY Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in McCracken County, KY.

City Name Population Title
Paducah 24,865 City in McCracken County, Kentucky, United States
Massac 29 Commune in Aude, France

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