McCracken County was formed in 1825. It is located in the Western Lakes region of the state. The elevation in the county ranges from 290 to 500 feet above sea level. In 2000 the county population was 65,514 in a land area of 251.02 square miles. The county seat is Paducah.
Last update:June 13, 2015 at 21:55:35 UTC