Mercer County , Kentucky
Mercer County: County in Kentucky, United States
Mercer County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 21,331 and a population density of 33 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 21,889 inhabitants. Its county seat is Harrodsburg. The county was created 236 years ago in 1785.
Mercer County is located at 37°48'40"N 84°52'28"W (37.8110300, -84.8744400). It has 6 neighbors: Anderson County, Boyle County, Garrard County, Jessamine County, Washington County and Woodford County.
Mercer County map
Mercer County forecast: A chance of rain showers before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 50%. more
- Official Website
Official website of Mercer County
Mercer County Quick Facts
|Population :||21,889 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||Kentucky (United States)|
|Different from :||Mercer County, Mercer County, Mercer County, Mercer County, Mercer County, Mercer County, Mercer County|
|Area :||656 km2|
|Water as percent of area :||1.8%|
|Land as percent of area :||98.2%|
|Named for :||Hugh Mercer|
|Establishment :||October 10, 1785|
|Time Zone :||Eastern Time Zone|
|Local time :||20:24:16 (27th October 2021)|
|Density :||33 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||2.55% (2010-2020)|
|Weather :||70℉ Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather|
Mercer County has 6 neighbours.
The population of Mercer County increased by 2.55% in 10 years.
People born in Mercer County (11)
People born in Mercer County, including politician and lawyer James Harlan, congressman George Robertson, lawyer and educator John Bryan Bowman, you can see a list of people who born in Mercer County.
- Matthew Harris Jouett (American painter (1788-1827)) he was born in 22/04/1788
- Speed S. Fry (Union Army general) he was born in 09/09/1817
- William P. Bryant (American politician) he was born in 03/08/1806
- Williamson Dunn (American politician) he was born in 25/12/1781
- Robert B. McAfee (American politician) he was born in 18/02/1784
- William McMurtry (American politician) he was born in 20/02/1801
- Jacqueline Coleman (American educator and politician) she was born in 01/01/1982
- Ebenezer Magoffin he was born in 01/01/1817
Other places with the same name (8)
- Mercer County , New Jersey county in West Virginia, United States with a population of 367,239 people.
- Mercer County , Pennsylvania county in Pennsylvania, United States with a population of 108,545 people.
- Mercer County , West Virginia county in West Virginia, United States with a population of 58,258 people.
- Mercer County , Ohio county in Ohio, United States with a population of 41,274 people.
- Mercer County , Illinois county in Illinois, United States with a population of 15,225 people.
- Mercer County , North Dakota county in North Dakota, United States with a population of 8,174 people.
- Mercer County , Missouri county in Missouri, United States with a population of 3,558 people.
Mercer County Populated Places
Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Mercer County.
|Harrodsburg||8,544||City in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, United Sates of America|
|Burgin||994||Human settlement in Mercer County, Kentucky, United States of America|
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