Magoffin County, Kentucky

Magoffin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 13,333.[1] Its county seat is Salyersville.[2] The county was formed in 1860 from adjacent portions of Floyd, Johnson, and Morgan Counties. It was named for Beriah Magoffin who was Governor of Kentucky (1859–62).[3][4]

Magoffin County
Magoffin County justice center in Salyersville
Location within the U.S. state of Kentucky
Kentucky's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 37°42′N 83°04′W
Country United States
State Kentucky
Founded1860
Named forBeriah Magoffin
SeatSalyersville
Largest citySalyersville
Area
  Total309 sq mi (800 km2)
  Land308 sq mi (800 km2)
  Water0.7 sq mi (2 km2)  0.2%
Population
 (2020)
  Total11,637
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
  Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district5th
Websitemagoffincounty.ky.gov

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