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

The community of Hodgenville is the Seat for Larue County.

Larue County was founded in 1843 and was created by taking area from HardinCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Larue had a population of 13,663 people. This is an increase of 2.17% since the last Census (which gave a population of 13,373 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Larue represented 0.33% of the total population of Kentucky, making it the state's 82nd 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.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201014,193+6.13%+3.88% since 2009
200913,663+2.17%+0.37% since 2008
200813,613+1.79%+0.26% since 2007
200713,578+1.53% 
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200013,373The Last Census

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

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Websites for Larue County

Official Website:   www.laruecounty.net

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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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