Morgan County, Kentucky

Morgan County: County in Kentucky, United States


Morgan County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 13,923 and a population density of 14 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 13,142 inhabitants. Its county seat is West Liberty. The county was created 201 years ago in 1822.

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

Quick Facts about Morgan County

Population : 13,142 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
Different from : Morgan County, Morgan County, Morgan County, Morgan County, Morgan County, Morgan County, Morgan County, Morgan County, Morgan County, Morgan County
Area : 994 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.7%
Land as percent of area : 99.3%
Named for : Daniel Morgan
Capital : West Liberty
Establishment : December 12, 1822
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 00:48:32 (23rd April 2024)
Density : 13 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.94% (2010-2020)
Morgan County  Kentucky courthouse image
Morgan County Kentucky courthouse
Morgan County  Kentucky courthouse image


Morgan County is located at 37°55'20"N 83°15'32"W (37.9222800, -83.2588900). It has 7 neighbors: Rowan County, Elliott County, Johnson County, Lawrence County, Magoffin County, Menifee County and Wolfe County.

Morgan County map

The largest city of Morgan County is West Liberty with a population of 3,407. . See all Morgan County cities & populated places.

Morgan County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Morgan County.

City Name Population Title
West Liberty 3,407 City in Morgan County, Kentucky

Morgan County has 7 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Morgan County decreased by 5.94% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 13,923 - census
2011 13,719 -1.49% estimation process
2012 13,531 -1.39% estimation process
2013 13,362 -1.26% estimation process
2014 13,343 -0.14% estimation process
2015 13,267 -0.57% estimation process
2016 13,260 -0.05% estimation process
2017 13,230 -0.23% estimation process
2018 13,372 1.06% estimation process
2019 13,309 -0.47% estimation process
2020 13,142 -1.27% estimation process

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People born in Morgan County (3)

People born in Morgan County, including politician William P. Taulbee, politician John W. Kendall, entomologist Stanley Jennings Carpenter, .


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