There are 16 US Post Offices in Knott County serving a total of 12,652 residents equating to 791 residents per post office. It's estimated that approximately 20,194 packages are handled across the 16 county post offices annually. Knott County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 16,346. Its county seat is Hindman. The county was formed in 1884 and is named for James Proctor Knott, Governor of Kentucky (1883\u20131887). It is a prohibition or dry county. Its county seat is home to the Hindman Settlement School, founded as America's first settlement school. The Knott County town of Pippa Passes is home to Alice Lloyd College."