Pike County , Kentucky

Pike County: County in Kentucky, United States

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


Pike County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 65,024 and a population density of 32 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 57,876 inhabitants. Its county seat is Pikeville. The county was created 199 years ago in 1821.


Pike County is located at 37°28'8"N 82°23'45"W (37.4690200, -82.3958700). It has 7 neighbors: Floyd County, Knott County, Letcher County, Martin County, Buchanan County, Dickenson County and Mingo County.

Pike county courthouse image
Pike county courthouse

The largest city of Pike County is Pikeville with a population of 6,551. Other cities include, Coal Run Village population 1,520, Phelps population 893, Elkhorn City population 890 and South Williamson population 602. See all Pike County cities & populated places.


Pike County forecast: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Sunny, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 20%. more

Pike county courthouse image

Pike County map

Pike County Quick Facts

Population : 57,876 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
Different from : Pike County, Pike County, Pike County, Pike County, Pike County, Pike County, Pike County, Pike County, Pike County
Area : 2043 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.2%
Land as percent of area : 99.8%
Named for : Zebulon Pike
Altitude : 1,959 feet / 597 meters
Capital : Pikeville
Establishment : December 12, 1821
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 11:17:52 (5th August 2021)
Density : 28 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -12.35% (2010-2019)
Weather : 81℉ Sunny then Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather

Pike County has 7 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Pike County decreased by 12.35% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 65,024 - census
2011 64,908 -0.18% estimation process
2012 64,582 -0.5% estimation process
2013 63,853 -1.14% estimation process
2014 62,931 -1.47% estimation process
2015 61,781 -1.86% estimation process
2016 60,431 -2.23% estimation process
2017 58,905 -2.59% estimation process
2018 58,492 -0.71% estimation process
2019 57,876 -1.06% estimation process

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People born in Pike County (9)

People born in Pike County, including United States politician and businessman Ben M. Williamson, United States Marine James Blake Miller, baseball player Jonny Venters, you can see a list of people who born in Pike County.

Other places with the same name (9)

Pike County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Pikeville 6,551 City and county seat of Pike County, Kentucky
Coal Run Village 1,520 City in Pike County, Kentucky, United States of America
Phelps 893
Elkhorn City 890 City in Pike County, Kentucky, United States of America
South Williamson 602

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
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Madison County 92,987 County in Kentucky, United States
Bullitt County 81,676 County in Kentucky, United States

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