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

The community of Hopkinsville is the Seat for Christian County.

Christian County was founded in 1796 and was created by taking area from LoganCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Christian had a population of 80,938 people. This is an increase of 12% since the last Census (which gave a population of 72,265 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Christian represented 1.79% of the total population of Kentucky, making it the state's 9th 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
201073,955+2.34%-8.63% since 2009
200980,938+12%+1.57% since 2008
200879,690+10.27%-1.55% since 2007
200072,265The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Hopkinsville   32,09530,0896.67% increase  
Oak Grove   9,4067,06433.15% increase  
Crofton   98883817.9% increase  
Pembroke   94779718.82% increase  
LaFayette   22119314.51% increase  

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<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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