Murray is a city in Calloway County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 17,741 at the 2010 census and has a micropolitan area population of 37,191. It is the 22nd largest city in Kentucky. It is the county seat of Calloway County and is the home of Murray State University.
Murray is located at 36°36′34″N 88°18′56″W / 36.60944°N 88.31556°W / 36.60944; -88.31556 (36.609494, −88.315656).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.7 square miles (25.1 km²), all of it land.