Nelson County, Kentucky Basics:

Nelson County Kentucky - Government Site

Population: 44,358
Area: 418 square miles
County seat: Bardstown
Area code(s) in use: 502
Time zone: EST
High school graduate or higher: 84.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
Median household income: $43,722
Persons in poverty: 17.5%
Home ownership rate: 75.6%
Mean travel time to work: 25.5 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Anderson  Bullitt  Hardin  Larue  Marion  Spencer  Washington  

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Map of the Nelson County area

Our detail map of Nelson County shows the Nelson County, Kentucky boundary lines and other interesting items.

Places in Nelson County, Kentucky

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Greene County Parachute Center Airport, Samuels Field Airport, Samuels Springs Airport

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River Bend

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Bardstown Fire Department, Bardstown Nelson County Volunteer Fire Department Station 1, Bardstown Nelson County Volunteer Fire Department Station 2, Bardstown Nelson County Volunteer Fire Department Station 3, Boston Volunteer Fire Department, Nelson County Dispatch Center, Nelson County Emergency Medical Services Station 1, New Haven Fire Department, New Hope Fire Department, New Hope Fire Department Station 2 Melody Lake Park, Northeast Nelson Volunteer Fire Department, Rolling Fork Fire Department, Rolling Fork Fire Department Substation

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Cooney Neck, Newton Point

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Bardstown Cemetery, Beeler-Vittitow Cemetery, Fairfield Cemetery, Greenwell Cemetery, Highview Cemetery, Holy Trinity Cemetery, Johnson Cemetery, Little Brick Cemetery, Maple Grove Cemetery, Marshall Cemetery, Montgomery Cemetery, Mount Moriah Cemetery, Poplar Flats Cemetery, Pottinger Cemetery, Price Cemetery, Saint Ann Cemetery, Saint Gregorys Cemetery, Saint Josephs Cemetery, Saint Michaels Cemetery, Saint Vincent De Paul Cemetery, Sutherland Cemetery, Vowles Cemetery, Wilkinson Cemetery

  Census     show all on map

Boston Census Designated Place, Chaplin Census Designated Place, Deatsville Census Designated Place, New Hope Census Designated Place, Woodlawn Census Designated Place

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Abbey of Our Lady of Gethsemani, Beech Grove Church, Big Springs Church, Campground Church, Cedar Creek Baptist Church, Chaplin Fork Church, Cox Creek Baptist Church, Fairmount Church, Green Chapel, Highview Church, Icetown Church, Nelson Church, New Salem Baptist Church, Rolling Fork Baptist Church, Saint Mark Church, Saint Thomas Church, Temple Hill Church, Walkers Chapel, Wickland Church

  Hospitals     show all on map

Flaget Memorial Hospital

  Lakes     show all on map

Barton Lake, Eagle Lake, Hurricane Hills Lake, Melody Lake

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Early Times, Henpeck

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Abbey of Our Lady of Gethsemani Historical Marker, Alexander Walters Historical Marker, Bardstown Historical Marker, Bardstown-Louisville Turnpike Historical Marker, Beauchamp Tragedy Historical Marker, Ben Johnson House Historical Marker, Benedict Joseph Flaget Historical Marker, Bethlehem Academy Historical Marker, Bragg and Morgan Encampments Historical Marker, Camp Charity Historical Marker, Coxs Station Historical Marker, Diocese of Bardstown Historical Marker, Edgewood Historical Marker, Federal Hill Historical Marker, First Cedar Creek Baptist Church Historical Marker, Fromans Road and Station Historical Marker, Goodwin Fort Historical Marker, Ham Brown Log Cabin Historical Marker, James Guthrie Historical Marker, John Fitch Historical Marker, Kincheloes Station Historical Marker, Morgans Second Raid Historical Marker, My Old Kentucky Home State Park, Nazareth College Historical Marker, Nelson County Historical Marker, Pottingers Station Historical Marker, Rogers Station Historical Marker, Rowan-Chambers Duel Historical Marker, Saint Thomas Farm Historical Marker, Salem Academy Historical Marker, Spalding Hall Historical Marker, Steam Engine 152 Historical Marker, Successful Amputation Historical Marker, Walnut Groves Farm Historical Marker, Wickland Historical Marker

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Balltown, Bardstown, Beech Fork (historical), Bellwood, Bloomfield, Blue Gap, Boston, Botland, Bourbon Springs, Chaplin, Clarktown (historical), Coxs Creek, Cravens, Culvertown, Deatsville, East Bardstown, Fairfield, Gethsemane, Greenbrier, Hahntown (historical), Highgrove, Holt Ridge (historical), Howardstown, Humphrey (historical), Hunters, Lenore, Nazareth, Needmore (historical), Nelsonville, New Haven, New Hope, Plum Run (historical), Samuel Pottinger Settlement (historical), Samuels, Sol Bloom (historical), South Bardstown (historical), Stiles, Upper Grove (historical), West Bardstown (historical), Withrow, Woodlawn

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Bardstown Post Office

  Reservoirs     show all on map

Bardstown Reservoir, Johnson Lake, Sympson Lake

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Backbone Ridge, Cecil Ridge, Devils Backbone, Holt Ridge, Indian Grave Ridge, Turkey Ridge

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Bethlehem High School, Brown Junior High School, Cox Creek School, Highgrove School, Nazareth College and Academy, Saint Gregorys School, Saint Joseph Preparatory School (historical), Saint Monica School, Salem Academy (historical), Wimsatt School

  Springs     show all on map

Miller Spring

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Bear Creek, Beech Fork, Birdtown Branch, Boones Creek, Buffalo Creek, Bull Run, Camp Charity Creek, Cane Run, Cane Run, Cane Run, Caney Fork, Cedar Creek, Chaplin Fork, Chaplin River, Coes Creek, Davis Run, Downs Run, East Fork Simpson Creek, Flats Branch, Froman Creek, Gilkey Run, Hinkle Creek, Hungry Run, Hunters Creek, Jessie Run, Kimbly Run, Landing Run, Lasley Run, Levy Creek, Lick Creek, Lick Run, Little Terrapin Run, Long Run, Lunar Creek, McCan Branch, Mill Creek, Monks Creek, Moxley Run, Murray Run, Nealy Run, Plum Run, Pottinger Creek, Price Creek, Quirks Branch, Rattlesnake Run, Riddle Branch, Rogers Run, Rolling Fork Slu, Rowan Creek, Samuels Creek, Snake Run, Stevens Run, Stony Run, Sugar Camp Run, Sulphur Lick Creek, Sweazy Creek, Tewell Creek, Town Creek, Trace Creek, Vittitow Creek, Water Run, West Fork Cox Creek, West Fork Simpson Creek, White Oak Branch, Wilson Creek, Withrow Creek, Younger Creek

  Summits     show all on map

Allens Knob, Barnes Knob, Blue Gap Knob, Brown Knob, Bull Run Knob, Cambron Knob, Carter Knob, Crutchers Knob, Fairfield Hill, Federal Hill, Forty Acre Knob, Gap Hill, Germantown Hill, Ice Knob, Keith Knob, Miller Knob, Mount Pisgah, Nall Hill, Pine Lick Knob, Potato Hill Knob, Rhodes Knob, Ritchie Knob, Round Knob, Round Knob, Strang Knob, Troutman Knob, Vineyard Knob, Watson Knob, Wolf Knob

  Towers     show all on map

WBRT-AM (Bardstown), WOKH-FM (Bardstown)

  Valleys     show all on map

Big Lick Hollow, Coon Hollow, Keith Hollow, Old Coon Hollow, Potts Hollow, Salt Spring Hollow, Spooky Hollow,

Nelson County, Kentucky Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhiteNelson County White population 41,07641,075  
BlackNelson County Black population 2,3072,306
MixedNelson County Mixed population 621621
AsianNelson County Asian population 266266
American IndianNelson County American Indian population 8988
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderNelson County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 00

Additional population tables :
State population table
Kentucky population by county