McCreary County , Kentucky
McCreary County: County in Kentucky, United States
McCreary County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 18,306 and a population density of 16 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 17,231 inhabitants. Its county seat is Whitley City. The county was created 109 years ago in 1912.
McCreary County is located at 36°44'14"N 84°29'3"W (36.7371400, -84.4841700). It has 6 neighbors: Campbell County, Laurel County, Pulaski County, Wayne County, Whitley County and Scott County.
. See all McCreary County cities & populated places.
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Official website of McCreary County
McCreary County map
McCreary County Quick Facts
|Population :||17,231 (2019)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||Kentucky (United States)|
|Area :||1115 km2|
|Water as percent of area :||1%|
|Land as percent of area :||99%|
|Named for :||James B. McCreary|
|Altitude :||1,220 feet / 372 meters|
|Capital :||Whitley City|
|Establishment :||March 03, 1912|
|Time Zone :||Eastern Time Zone|
|Local time :||08:25:38 (25th June 2021)|
|Density :||15 Pop. per km² as of 2019|
|Population growth :||-6.24% (2010-2019)|
McCreary County has 6 neighbours.
According to census records, the population of McCreary County decreased by 6.24% in 9 years.
People born in McCreary County (1)
Miss December 2017 Allie Leggett was born in McCreary County
McCreary County Populated Places
Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in McCreary County.
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