McLean County, Kentucky

McLean County: County in Kentucky, United States


McLean County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 9,531 and a population density of 14 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 9,075 inhabitants. Its county seat is Calhoun. The county was created 168 years ago in 1854.

Quick Facts about McLean County

Population : 9,075 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
Different from : McLennan County, McLean County, McLean County
Area : 663 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.5%
Land as percent of area : 98.5%
Named for : Alney McLean
Capital : Calhoun
Establishment : February 02, 1854
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 00:35:47 (3rd December 2022)
Density : 14 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.02% (2010-2020)
McLean County locator map
Location of McLean County on Kentucky map.
McLean County Courthouse Kentucky image
McLean County Courthouse Kentucky
McLean County Courthouse Kentucky image


McLean County is located at 37°31'45"N 87°15'49"W (37.5291900, -87.2636100). It has 5 neighbors: Daviess County, Henderson County, Muhlenberg County, Ohio County and Webster County.

McLean County map

The largest city of McLean County is Livermore with a population of 1,270. Other cities include, Calhoun population 723, Island population 448 and Sacramento population 438. See all McLean County cities & populated places.

McLean County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Livermore 1,270 City in Kentucky
Calhoun 723 City in Kentucky, United States
Island 448 City in Kentucky, United States
Sacramento 438 City in Kentucky, United States

McLean County has 5 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of McLean County decreased by 5.02% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 9,531 - census
2011 9,508 -0.24% estimation process
2012 9,490 -0.19% estimation process
2013 9,453 -0.39% estimation process
2014 9,407 -0.49% estimation process
2015 9,395 -0.13% estimation process
2016 9,337 -0.62% estimation process
2017 9,216 -1.31% estimation process
2018 9,258 0.45% estimation process
2019 9,207 -0.55% estimation process
2020 9,075 -1.45% estimation process

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People born in McLean County (4)

People born in McLean County, including politician David Hayes Kincheloe, Mayor of Boise, Idaho J. W. Robinson, basketball player Lowell Galloway, .


Other places with the same name (3)

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