Stanford Lincoln County, Kentucky

Stanford: City in Lincoln County, Kentucky

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Location of Stanford on Kentucky map.


Stanford is a city located in the county of Lincoln in the U.S. state of Kentucky. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,487 and a population density of 324 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,644 inhabitants.

The city was created 246 years ago in 1774.

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StanfordKY-Commercial-District image


Stanford is located at 37°31'52"N 84°39'43"W (37.5311900, -84.6618900).

Stanford map


Stanford forecast: Cloudy, with a high near 56. West wind around 5 mph. more

Stanford Quick Facts

Population : 3,644 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
County : Lincoln County
Postal code : 40484
Phone Area Codes : 606
Area : 10.75 km2
Altitude : 942 feet / 287 meters
Capital city : Stanford is capital of Lincoln County
Establishment : January 01, 1775 (246 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 15:18:16 (22nd October 2021)
Density : 339 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 4.31% (2010-2020)
Weather : 56℉ Cloudy 7-days weather


The population of Stanford increased by 4.31% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,487 - census
2011 3,738 6.71% estimation process
2012 3,687 -1.38% estimation process
2013 3,687 0% estimation process
2014 3,680 -0.19% estimation process
2015 3,662 -0.49% estimation process
2016 3,661 -0.03% estimation process
2017 3,669 0.22% estimation process
2018 3,678 0.24% estimation process
2019 3,662 -0.44% estimation process
2020 3,644 -0.49% estimation process

Stanford zip code is 40484. County name: Lincoln, County fips: 21137

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People born in Stanford (12)

People born in Stanford, including politician George M. Davison, General in the Union Army during the Civil War Lovell Rousseau, photo model from the USA Laura Kirkpatrick, you can see a list of people who born in Stanford.

  • Basil Hayden (American college basketball player, college basketball coach) he was born in 19/05/1899
  • Harris Coleman (American football player and coach, lawyer) he was born in 31/05/1893
  • Karen K. Caldwell (United States District Judge) she was born in 01/01/1956
  • Marv Foley (American baseball player and coach) he was born in 29/08/1953
  • Richard C. Saufley (Naval aviator) he was born in 01/09/1884
  • Sophia Alcorn (Educator, Inventor of Tadoma method and "Alcorn Symbols" used by teachers of the deaf) she was born in 03/08/1883
  • Tom Hutchinson (American football player (1941-2007)) he was born in 15/06/1941
  • William Benjamin Smith (biblical scholar) he was born in 01/01/1850
  • McKendree Llewellyn Raney (American librarian) he was born in 28/02/1887

Schools in Stanford

College & universities near Stanford, KY

Code Name City ZIP
156408 Centre College Danville (KY) 40422-1394

Post offices near Stanford

Post Office Name City ZIP
Stanford Post Office Stanford (KY) 40484

Other places with the same name (4)

Other cities in Lincoln County

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

City Name Population Title
Crab Orchard 822 Human settlement in Lincoln County, Kentucky, United States of America
Hustonville 368 Human settlement in Lincoln County, Kentucky, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Stanford distances to largest Kentucky cities