The county of Letcher is located in Kentucky and was founded in 1842. There are 24,519 residents in Letcher who have access to courthouses in Whitesburg. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. Kentucky is part of the 6th federal circuit court as well.
There are 2,140 residents in Whitesburg, which is 3.1 square miles and 1,171ft above sea level. It was settled in March 6, 1876 and is governed by a Mayor-Council local government.