Monroe County , Kentucky

Monroe County: County in Kentucky, United States

Monroe County locator map
Location of Monroe County on Kentucky map.

About

Monroe County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 10,963 and a population density of 13 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 10,650 inhabitants. Its county seat is Tompkinsville. The county was created 201 years ago in 1820.

Geography

Monroe County is located at 36°42'44"N 85°42'59"W (36.7121800, -85.7165200). It has 6 neighbors: Allen County, Barren County, Cumberland County, Metcalfe County, Clay County and Macon County.

Monroe County Kentucky courthouse image
Monroe County Kentucky courthouse

The largest city of Monroe County is Tompkinsville with a population of 2,252. Other cities include, Gamaliel population 358 and Fountain Run population 209. See all Monroe County cities & populated places.

Monroe County Kentucky courthouse image

Monroe County map

Monroe County Quick Facts

Population : 10,650 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
Different from : Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County
Area : 860 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.8%
Land as percent of area : 99.2%
Named for : James Monroe
Capital : Tompkinsville
Establishment : January 01, 1820
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 04:57:23 (4th August 2021)
Density : 12 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -2.94% (2010-2019)

Monroe County has 6 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Monroe County decreased by 2.94% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 10,963 - census
2011 10,918 -0.41% estimation process
2012 10,848 -0.65% estimation process
2013 10,715 -1.24% estimation process
2014 10,674 -0.38% estimation process
2015 10,618 -0.53% estimation process
2016 10,539 -0.75% estimation process
2017 10,597 0.55% estimation process
2018 10,732 1.26% estimation process
2019 10,650 -0.77% estimation process

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People born in Monroe County (5)

People born in Monroe County, including politician Benton McMillin, painter Joe Downing, Kentucky judge and politician Tom Emberton, you can see a list of people who born in Monroe County.

Other places with the same name (16)

Monroe County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Tompkinsville 2,252 City in Kentucky
Gamaliel 358 City in Kentucky, United States
Fountain Run 209 City in Monroe County, Kentucky, United States

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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