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Time Zone: Greenup County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Greenup is the Seat for Greenup County.

Greenup County was founded in 1803 and was created by taking area from MasonCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Greenup had a population of 38,020 people. This is an increase of 3.06% since the last Census (which gave a population of 36,891 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Greenup represented 0.91% of the total population of Kentucky, making it the state's 26th 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
200938,020+3.06%+0.66% since 2008
200837,771+2.39%+0.7% since 2007
200036,891The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Flatwoods   7,6687,6050.83% increase  
Russell   3,6353,6450.27% decrease  
Raceland   2,8302,35520.17% increase  
Worthington   1,6991,6731.55% increase  
South Shore   1,2731,2263.83% 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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