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

The community of Hardinsburg is the Seat for Breckinridge County.

Breckinridge County was founded in 1799 and was created by taking area from HardinCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Breckinridge had a population of 19,057 people. This is an increase of 2.19% since the last Census (which gave a population of 18,648 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Breckinridge represented 0.46% of the total population of Kentucky, making it the state's 57th 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
201020,059+7.57%+5.26% since 2009
200919,057+2.19%-0.45% since 2008
200819,144+2.66%+0.37% since 2007
200018,648The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Hardinsburg   2,4152,3452.99% increase  
Irvington   1,3861,25710.26% increase  
Cloverport   1,2261,2562.39% decrease  

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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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