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Time Zone: Barren County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Glasgow is the Seat for Barren County.

Barren County was founded in 1798. Barren was created by taking area from Green and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Barren had a population of 41,747 people. This is an increase of 9.77% since the last Census (which gave a population of 38,033 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Barren represented 0.94% of the total population of Kentucky, making it the state's 23rd most populous county (out of 120 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201042,173+10.89%+1.02% since 2009
200941,747+9.77%+0.79% since 2008
200841,419+8.9%+0.85% since 2007
200038,033The Last Census

More information can be found on the Barren County Census Page for Barren County.


Below are some of the communities located in Barren County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Barren County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Glasgow   14,27213,0199.62% increase  
Cave City   2,0001,8806.38% increase  
Park City   5455175.42% increase  

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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