Pendleton County, Kentucky

Pendleton County: County in West Virginia, United States


Pendleton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 14,877 and a population density of 8 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 14,586 inhabitants. Its county seat is Franklin. The county was created 235 years ago in 1787.

Quick Facts about Pendleton County

Population : 14,586 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
Different from : Pendleton County
Area : 1808 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.3%
Land as percent of area : 99.7%
Named for : Edmund Pendleton
Altitude : 2,188 feet / 667 meters
Capital : Franklin
Establishment : December 12, 1787
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 21:46:48 (2nd June 2023)
Density : 8 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2% (2010-2020)
Pendleton County locator map
Location of Pendleton County on Kentucky map.
Pendleton County Courthouse  West Virginia image
Pendleton County Courthouse West Virginia
Pendleton County Courthouse  West Virginia image


Pendleton County is located at 38°41'44"N 84°21'37"W (38.6956300, -84.3602700). It has 7 neighbors: Randolph County, Augusta County, Highland County, Rockingham County, Grant County, Hardy County and Pocahontas County.

Pendleton County map

The largest city of Pendleton County is Falmouth with a population of 2,086. Other cities include and Butler population 579. See all Pendleton County cities & populated places.

Pendleton County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Falmouth 2,086 City in Kentucky
Butler 579 City in Kentucky, USA

Pendleton County has 7 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Pendleton County decreased by 2% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 14,877 - census
2011 14,662 -1.47% estimation process
2012 14,552 -0.76% estimation process
2013 14,565 0.09% estimation process
2014 14,476 -0.61% estimation process
2015 14,487 0.08% estimation process
2016 14,595 0.74% estimation process
2017 14,602 0.05% estimation process
2018 14,588 -0.1% estimation process
2019 14,590 0.01% estimation process
2020 14,586 -0.03% estimation process

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People born in Pendleton County (3)

People born in Pendleton County, including United States Army Air Force general Donald Wilson, activist Moses Harman, birth/death: 1777-1847 VIAF[13878587] LCAuth[n88274616] Solomon Henkel, .


Other places with the same name (2)

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