Map of Trigg County, Kentucky

Trigg County is a county located on the far southwestern border of the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2020 census, the population was 14,061. Its county seat is Cadiz. Formed in 1820, the county was named for Stephen Trigg, an officer in the American Revolutionary War who was killed at the Battle of Blue Licks, now in Robertson County, Kentucky. It was a victory for British and allied troops.

Following the Prohibition era, Trigg continued as a prohibition or dry county until 2009. That year the county’s voters narrowly approved a referendum to repeal the prohibition on alcohol sales for off-premises consumption.

Trigg County is part of the Clarksville, TN–KY Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Trigg County overview:
Name:Trigg County
FIPS code:21-221
Named for:Stephen Trigg
Largest city:Cadiz
Total Area:481 sq mi (1,250 km²)
Land Area:441 sq mi (1,140 km²)
Total Population:14,061
Population Density:29/sq mi (11/km²)
Time zone:UTC−6 (Central)
Summer Time Zone (DST):UTC−5 (CDT)

Trigg County location map. Where is Trigg County?

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


Trigg County was formed in 1820 from portions of Christian County and Caldwell counties, as its population had increased.

Trigg County was named in honor of Lt. Col. Stephen Trigg, of Virginia. Trigg had settled near Harrodsburg, Kentucky; during the American Revolutionary War, he served as an officer for the rebels and was killed on August 19, 1782, in the Battle of Blue Licks.

Trigg County Road Map

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


According to the United States Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 481 square miles (1,250 km), of which 441 square miles (1,140 km) is land and 40 square miles (100 km) (8.3%) is water.

Adjacent counties

National protected area

  • Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area (part)

Trigg County Topographic Map

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

Trigg County Satellite Map

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

Trigg County Outline Map

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

See also

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