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

The community of Elizabethtown is the Seat for Hardin County.

Hardin County was founded in 1792 and was created by taking area from NelsonCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Hardin had a population of 99,770 people. This is an increase of 5.94% since the last Census (which gave a population of 94,174 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Hardin represented 2.33% of the total population of Kentucky, making it the state's 4th 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
2010105,543+12.07%+5.79% since 2009
200999,770+5.94%+0.99% since 2008
200898,795+4.91%+0.75% since 2007
200094,174The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Elizabethtown   24,53322,5428.83% increase  
Radcliff   22,25321,9611.33% increase  
Vine Grove   4,5234,1698.49% increase  
Muldraugh   1,2201,2986.01% decrease  
West Point   9801,10010.91% decrease  

Websites for Hardin County

Official Website:   www.hcky.org/

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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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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