Rowan County , Kentucky

Rowan County: County in Kentucky, United States

About

Rowan County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 23,333 and a population density of 31 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 24,682 inhabitants. Its county seat is Morehead. The county was created 166 years ago in 1855.

Rowan County Quick Facts

Population : 24,682 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
Different from : Rowan County
Area : 741 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.3%
Land as percent of area : 97.7%
Named for : John Rowan
Capital : Morehead
Establishment : January 01, 1856
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 17:38:46 (26th September 2022)
Density : 33 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 5.47% (2010-2020)
Rowan County locator map
Location of Rowan County on Kentucky map.
Rowan County  kentucky courthouse image
Rowan County kentucky courthouse
Rowan County  kentucky courthouse image

Geography

Rowan County is located at 38°11'47"N 83°25'16"W (38.1962600, -83.4210800). It has 6 neighbors: Carter County, Elliott County, Fleming County, Lewis County, Menifee County and Morgan County.

Rowan County map

The largest city of Rowan County is Morehead with a population of 7,596. Other cities include and Lakeview Heights population 225. See all Rowan County cities & populated places.

Rowan County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Morehead 7,596 County seat in Kentucky
Lakeview Heights 225 Human settlement in Rowan County, Kentucky, United States of America

Rowan County has 6 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Rowan County increased by 5.47% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 23,333 - census
2011 23,558 0.96% estimation process
2012 23,796 1% estimation process
2013 24,210 1.71% estimation process
2014 24,250 0.16% estimation process
2015 24,642 1.59% estimation process
2016 24,416 -0.93% estimation process
2017 24,514 0.4% estimation process
2018 24,503 -0.04% estimation process
2019 24,460 -0.18% estimation process
2020 24,682 0.9% estimation process

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People born in Rowan County (2)

People born in Rowan County, including MLB umpire Sam Holbrook, baseball player Bill Sorrell, .

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Other places with the same name (2)

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