Scott County, Kentucky

Scott County: County in Kentucky, United States


Scott County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 47,173 and a population density of 64 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 58,470 inhabitants. Its county seat is Georgetown. The county was created 231 years ago in 1792.

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

Quick Facts about Scott County

Population : 58,470 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
Different from : Scott County, Scott County, Scotts Bluff County, Scott County, Scott County, Scott County, Scott County, Scott County, Scott County, Scott County, Scott County
Area : 739 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.3%
Land as percent of area : 98.7%
Named for : Charles Scott
Capital : Georgetown
Establishment : June 06, 1792
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 14:04:44 (25th May 2024)
Density : 79 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 19.32% (2010-2020)
Scott county kentucky courthouse image
Scott county kentucky courthouse
Scott county kentucky courthouse image


Scott County is located at 38°17'30"N 84°35'2"W (38.2915600, -84.5839300). It has 5 neighbors: Franklin County, Grant County, Harrison County, Owen County and Woodford County.

Scott County map

The largest city of Scott County is Stamping Ground with a population of 822. Other cities include and Sadieville population 371. See all Scott County cities & populated places.

Scott County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Stamping Ground 822 City in Scott County, Kentucky, United States of America
Sadieville 371 City in Scott County, Kentucky, United States of America

Scott County has 5 neighbours.


The population of Scott County increased by 19.32% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 47,173 - census
2011 47,913 1.54% estimation process
2012 48,970 2.16% estimation process
2013 50,000 2.06% estimation process
2014 51,219 2.38% estimation process
2015 52,155 1.79% estimation process
2016 53,425 2.38% estimation process
2017 54,782 2.48% estimation process
2018 55,968 2.12% estimation process
2019 57,004 1.82% estimation process
2020 58,470 2.51% estimation process

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People born in Scott County (18)

People born in Scott County, including Union Army general, politician John M. Palmer, Governor of Kentucky James Fisher Robinson, politician Gustavus Adolphus Henry, Sr., .


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