Lyon County is in western Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 8,314. The county includes the northern portion of Lake Barkley and of the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. County seat: Eddyville, site of the Kentucky State Penitentiary. Principal locations: Kuttawa, Eden Bay, Lamasco
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