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Map of Kentucky
Locator Map of Kentucky

  • Land Area:
    (land) 39,728 sq miles
    (water) 679 sq miles
    (TOTAL) 40,407 sq miles
  • Land Area: (all states)
  • Horizontal Width: 369 miles from the Kentucky Bend marker, east to Black Mountain
  • Vertical Length: 171 miles from Covington, directly south to the Tennessee border

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering States: (7) Virginia, Tennessee, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and West Virginia
  • Counties: (120) Map
  • County: (largest by population)Jefferson 709,264
  • Geographic Center: is located about 3 miles N.W. of Lebanon in Marion County
  • Highest Point: Black Mountain, at 4,139 ft.
  • Lowest Point: Mississippi River, 257 ft.
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Mean Elevation: 757 ft.
  • Relative Location

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