Morehead Rowan County, Kentucky

Morehead: County seat in Kentucky

About

Morehead is a city located in the county of Rowan in the U.S. state of Kentucky. Its population at the 2010 census was 6,845 and a population density of 276 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 7,596 inhabitants.

The city was created 153 years ago in 1868.

Morehead Quick Facts

Population : 7,596 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
County : Rowan County
Postal code : 40351
Phone Area Codes : 606
Area : 24.83 km2
Altitude : 738 feet / 225 meters
Capital city : Morehead is capital of Rowan County
Establishment : January 01, 1869 (153 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 08:10:16 (7th October 2022)
Density : 306 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 9.89% (2010-2020)
Morehead locator map
Location of Morehead on Kentucky map.
Rowan County  kentucky courthouse image
Rowan County kentucky courthouse
Rowan County  kentucky courthouse image

Geography

Morehead is located at 38°11'2"N 83°25'58"W (38.1839700, -83.4326800).

Morehead map

Demographics

The population of Morehead increased by 9.89% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,845 - census
2011 6,939 1.35% estimation process
2012 7,242 4.18% estimation process
2013 7,549 4.07% estimation process
2014 7,517 -0.43% estimation process
2015 7,787 3.47% estimation process
2016 7,673 -1.49% estimation process
2017 7,712 0.51% estimation process
2018 7,588 -1.63% estimation process
2019 7,562 -0.34% estimation process
2020 7,596 0.45% estimation process

Morehead zip code is 40351. County name: Rowan, County fips: 21205

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People born in Morehead (6)

People born in Morehead, including musician Amtrac, Olympic wrestler Bryan Hines, Kentucky patron of the arts and philanthropist Lucille Caudill Little, .

List

  • Rocky Adkins (American politician) he was born in 04/11/1959
  • Danny White (American athletic director) he was born in 01/01/1980
  • Kim Davis (American politician) she was born in 17/09/1965

Schools in Morehead

College & universities near Morehead, KY

Code Name City ZIP
157386 Morehead State University Morehead (KY) 40351
157100 Kentucky Christian University Grayson (KY) 41143-1199

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Morehead, KY

Code Name Address Type
MAY Maysville West Front St & Rosemary Clooney St RAIL
SPM South Portsmouth–South Shore station Main St & US 23 RAIL
AKY Ashland Transportation Center 99 15th Street RAIL
HUN Huntington 1050 8th Avenue RAIL

Post offices near Morehead

Post Office Name City ZIP
Morehead Post Office Morehead (KY) 40351

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Rowan County

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

City Name Population Title
Lakeview Heights 225 Human settlement in Rowan County, Kentucky, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Morehead distances to largest Kentucky cities