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Cumberland County, Kentucky

US county information
NameCumberland County
StateKentucky
SeatBurkesville
US Area
Total Area310.85 sq mi (805.1 km2)
Land Area305.82 sq mi (792.1 km2)
Water Area5.02 sq mi (13 km2)
Population7147 (2000)
Density8.9/km2 (23/sq mi)
Named forThe Cumberland River, which flows through the county.
Time zoneCentral
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5: -6/-5

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Cumberland County is a county located in the state of Kentucky in the United States. It was formed in 1799. As of 2000, the population was 7,147. Its county seat is Burkesville, Kentucky . The county is named for the Cumberland River; it is a prohibition or dry county.


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