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Owsley County, Kentucky

US county information
NameOwsley County
StateKentucky
SeatBooneville
US Area
Total Area198.09 sq mi (513.1 km2)
Land Area198.09 sq mi (513.1 km2)
Water Area0 sq mi (0 km2)
Population4858 (2000)
Density9.3/km2 (24/sq mi)
Time zoneEastern
Time zoneEastern: UTC-5/-4: -5/-4

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Owsley County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of 2000, the population was 4,858. Its county seat is Booneville . The county is named for William Owsley, the Governor of Kentucky from 1844 to 1848. It is a prohibition or dry county. It is the 3rd poorest county in United States, with a median household income of less than $16,000.


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