Map of Hancock County, Kentucky

Hancock County, Kentucky is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2020 census, the population was 9,095. Its county seat is in the city of Hawesville located in the Northern part of the county, and its largest city of Lewisport is located in the Northwestern part of the county.

Hancock County is included in the Owensboro, KY Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The Hancock County Board of Education consists of 4 public school systems. Hancock County High School (HCHS), Hancock County Middle School (HCMS), South Hancock Elementary School, & North Hancock Elementary School (NHES). North Hancock Elementary School being the only one located in Lewisport. NHES replaced the previously outdated Lewisport Elementary School with a newly constructed $8,829,532 building.

Hancock County overview:
Name:Hancock County
FIPS code:21-091
Named for:John Hancock
Largest city:Lewisport
Total Area:199 sq mi (520 km²)
Land Area:188 sq mi (490 km²)
Total Population:9,095
Population Density:46/sq mi (18/km²)
Time zone:UTC−6 (Central)
Summer Time Zone (DST):UTC−5 (CDT)

Hancock County location map. Where is Hancock County?

Hancock County location on the U.S. Map. Where is Hancock County.
Location of Hancock County in the the United States.
Hancock County location on the Kentucky map. Where is Hancock County.
Location of Hancock County in Kentucky.


Hancock County was formed in 1829 from portions of Breckinridge, Daviess, and Ohio counties. The county is named for John Hancock, President of the Continental Congress and one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence.

The courthouse, the second to serve the county, was built in 1868 and renovated in 1978.

Hancock County Road Map

Hancock CountyStreet Map.
Street map of Hancock County, Kentucky. Source: OpenStreetMap (OSM)
Hancock CountyMap
Hancock Countypolitical map.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 199 square miles (520 km), of which 188 square miles (490 km) is land and 11 square miles (28 km) (5.6%) is water. The northern border of the county lies along the Ohio River.

Adjacent counties

Hancock County Topographic Map

Topographic Map of Hancock County, Kentucky
Hancock County Topo map.

Hancock County Satellite Map

Satellite Map of Hancock County, Kentucky
Hancock County satellite map.

Hancock County Outline Map

Outline Map of Hancock County, Kentucky
Hancock County outline map.

See also

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