Cities in Hardin County, Kentucky by Population (2024)

There are 18 cities in Hardin County, Kentucky.

Note: As defined by the US Census Bureau, a city's official boundaries often extend miles beyond the city itself and may even cross county lines. As such, several thousand US cities officially exist in two or more counties (and therefore appear on multiple counties' lists of cities.)

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City
Rank
State
2024 Population
2020 Census
Annual Change
Density (mi²)
Area (mi²)
Louisville/Jefferson County (balance)1Kentucky620,004631,912-0.48%2,357263.06
Elizabethtown2Kentucky33,50131,4081.59%1,19927.94
Radcliff3Kentucky22,65723,025-0.4%1,69613.36
Shepherdsville4Kentucky14,83914,2451.01%91216.27
Fort Knox5Kentucky8,4458,865-1.23%41620.29
Vine Grove6Kentucky7,0076,6051.45%1,0206.87
Rineyville7Kentucky3,6052,4079.08%7904.57
Hodgenville8Kentucky3,3333,2350.73%1,4432.31
Lebanon Junction9Kentucky1,8091,7510.78%3215.64
Muldraugh10Kentucky1,0061,038-0.79%1,9200.52
West Point11Kentucky922950-0.75%3462.66
New Haven12Kentucky8187980.61%1,4100.58
Upton13Kentucky7107060.14%5231.36
Magnolia14Kentucky6976950.14%3422.04
Sonora15Kentucky564567-0.18%4161.36
Buffalo16Kentucky547486-1.62%4631.18
Cecilia17Kentucky413552-3.05%2891.43
Big Clifty18Kentucky195294-7.58%1351.44

Note: City markers shown outside the county boundary mean that a part of the city extends into this county, but is primarily located in an adjacent county.

What is the largest city in Hardin County, Kentucky?

Louisville/Jefferson County (balance) is the largest city in Hardin County.

What is the smallest city in Hardin County, Kentucky?

Big Clifty is the smallest city in Hardin County.

How many cities are in Hardin County?

There are 18 cities in Hardin County, Kentucky.

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