Kentucky Atlas and Gazetteer

Map of Owen County, Kentucky

Owen county is in the Outer Bluegrass region of Kentucky. The elevation in the county ranges from 425 to 1000 feet above sea level.

It was formed in 1819 from Franklin, Gallatin, Scott, and Pendleton counties. The county seat is Owenton.

In 2020 the county population was 11,278 in a land area of 351.10 square miles, an average of 32.1 people per square mile.

The equine population was 600 in the 2012 Kentucky Equine Survey.

Owen county is in the Northern Kentucky Area Development District.

Owen county was named for Abraham Owen, a Kentucky legislator who was killed in the War of 1812.

Census Census Data Owen County Seat Owen County Overview Google Map County Map Historical Markers National Register Cooperative Extension John A. Kleber Wildlife Management Area Hesler, Kentucky New Liberty, Kentucky Gratz, Kentucky Sparta, Kentucky Monterey, Kentucky Owenton, Kentucky Gallatin County, Kentucky Grant County, Kentucky Scott County, Kentucky Franklin County, Kentucky Henry County, Kentucky Carroll County, Kentucky

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