Somerset Pulaski County, Kentucky

Somerset: City in Kentucky, United States

About

Somerset is a city located in the county of Pulaski in the U.S. state of Kentucky. Its population at the 2010 census was 11,196 and a population density of 379 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 11,829 inhabitants.

The city was created 224 years ago in 1797.

Somerset Quick Facts

Population : 11,829 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
County : Pulaski County
Postal code : 42500–42599
Phone Area Codes : 606
Area : 29.54 km2
Altitude : 971 feet / 296 meters
Capital city : Somerset is capital of Pulaski County
Establishment : January 01, 1798 (224 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 07:53:18 (7th October 2022)
Density : 400 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 5.35% (2010-2020)
Somerset locator map
Location of Somerset on Kentucky map.
South Courthouse Square in Somerset image
South Courthouse Square in Somerset
South Courthouse Square in Somerset image

Geography

Somerset is located at 37°5'31"N 84°36'15"W (37.0920200, -84.6041100).

Somerset map

Demographics

The population of Somerset increased by 5.35% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 11,196 - census
2011 11,300 0.92% estimation process
2012 11,294 -0.05% estimation process
2013 11,341 0.41% estimation process
2014 11,352 0.1% estimation process
2015 11,350 -0.02% estimation process
2016 11,367 0.15% estimation process
2017 11,431 0.56% estimation process
2018 11,494 0.55% estimation process
2019 11,585 0.79% estimation process
2020 11,829 2.06% estimation process

Somerset zip code is 42501. County name: Pulaski, County fips: 21199

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Best Things to Do in Somerset

1 SomerSplash Waterpark

Rating: 4.4 (796)

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SomerSplash Waterpark

2 SomerSport Park

Rating: 4.5 (307)

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SomerSport Park

3 Shopville Community Park

Rating: 4.5 (124)

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Shopville Community Park

4 Short Creek Cave

Rating: 4.9 (99)

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Short Creek Cave

5 Somerset Falls Family Park

Rating: 4.4 (80)

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Somerset Falls Family Park

Where ot Eat in Somerset

1 Sonny's BBQ

Rating: 4.4 (1668)

70 Sonny's Way, Somerset, KY 42501, United States ➦ Show Map

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Sonny's BBQ

2 Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

Rating: 4.3 (1660)

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Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

3 Mellow Mushroom Somerset

Rating: 4.3 (1273)

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Mellow Mushroom Somerset

4 Culver's

Rating: 4.4 (1040)

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Culver's

5 Mr Gatti's Pizza

Rating: 4.1 (857)

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Mr Gatti's Pizza

Where to Stay in Somerset

1 Quality Inn & Suites

Rating: 3.9 (524)

240 S Hwy 27, Somerset, KY 42503, United States ➦ Show Map

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Quality Inn & Suites

2 Red Roof Inn Somerset, KY

Rating: 3.5 (509)

1201 S Hwy 27 S, Somerset, KY 42501, United States ➦ Show Map

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Red Roof Inn Somerset, KY

3 Courtyard by Marriott Somerset

Rating: 4.4 (410)

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Courtyard by Marriott Somerset

4 Best Western Somerset

Rating: 4.2 (343)

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Best Western Somerset

5 Super 8 by Wyndham Somerset

Rating: 3.6 (322)

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Super 8 by Wyndham Somerset

People born in Somerset (19)

People born in Somerset, including politician, jurist, and diplomat from the U.S. state of Kentucky John Sherman Cooper, film director Tommy Lee Wallace, politician Edwin P. Morrow, .

List

  • Howard Baker, Sr. (American politician (1902-1964)) he was born in 12/01/1902
  • Josh Anderson (American professional baseball player) he was born in 10/08/1982
  • Will Lavender (American writer) he was born in 14/02/1977
  • Milton Sublette (American fur trader) he was born in 01/01/1801
  • Andrew Sublette (American fur trader) he was born in 01/01/1808
  • Bud Foster (American football player and coach) he was born in 28/07/1959
  • Chuck Hardwick (American politician) he was born in 08/11/1941
  • Jack I. Gregory (American general) he was born in 02/07/1931
  • James L. Allen (American businessman) he was born in 21/11/1904
  • Monte Montague (actor (1891-1959)) he was born in 23/04/1891
  • Red Roberts (American football player and coach (1900-1945)) he was born in 23/08/1900
  • William Shadoan (American football and basketball coach) he was born in 15/05/1889
  • Kelsey Michaels (American movie actress) she was born in 09/11/1986
  • Chris Girdler (American politician) he was born in 01/11/1979
  • Rick Girdler he was born in 23/05/1955
  • Paul Dennis Brown (Charles County, Maryland civic organizer) he was born in 01/01/1892

Schools in Somerset

College & universities near Somerset, KY

Code Name City ZIP
157711 Somerset Community College Somerset (KY) 42501-2973

Post offices near Somerset

Post Office Name City ZIP
Somer Post Office Somerset (KY) 42501

Other places with the same name (12)

Other cities in Pulaski County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Pulaski County , KY.

City Name Population Title
Burnside 791 City in Kentucky, United States
Science Hill 693 Human settlement in Pulaski County, Kentucky, United States of America
Eubank 334 City in Pulaski County, Kentucky, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Somerset distances to largest Kentucky cities