|Formed||4 March 2013|
|Capital and largest town||Bomet|
|• Total||1,630.0 km2 (629.3 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,962 m (6,437 ft)|
|• Density||540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+3 (EAT)|
Bomet County Government, located county in the former Rift Valley Province of Kenya, was created from the former Kericho district through Kenya gazette supplement no. 53 of 1992. It has a population of 875,689 in 2019 and an area of 1,630.0 km2 (629.3 sq mi).
The capital of Bomet County is Bomet Town. The town is strategically located along the busy Narok Kisii road. The capital is positioned well at the center of the county being accessible from all corners and constituencies of the county.
Bomet county has five sub-county administrative units with 25 county assembly wards and 66 locations.
|Sub-County (Constituency)||Wards||Area In km sq.||No. of locations||No. of Sub-locations|
|Bomet Central||Silibwet, Singorwet, Ndarawetta, Chesoen & Mutarakwa||266||8||23|
|Bomet East||Longisa, Kembu, Chemaner, Merigi & Kipreres||311.3||10||27|
|Chepalungu||Sigor, Kongasis, Chebunyo, Nyongores & Siongiroi||535.8||15||42|
|Sotik||Ndanai/Abosi, Kipsonoi, Kapletundo, Chemagel & Manaret/Rongena||479.2||17||36|
|Konoin||Kimulot, Mogogosiek, Boito, Embomos & Chepchabas||445.1||16||37|
Bomet has had three governors since devolution, Isaac Ruto was the first Governor and was replaced by Joyce Laboso who died of cancer while in office. Dr. Hillary Barchok, being the deputy, was sworn in as the third governor on August 8, 2019. Linet Chepkorir Toto is the current women representative and Lawyer Hillary Sigei is currently serving as a Senator. http://www.parliament.go.ke/the-senate/sen-wakili-hillary-kiprotich-sigei The county ward assemblies are run by members of county assemblies.
The county has five electoral constituencies:
Bomet has a population of 875,689 person with a population density of 346 persons per square km as per the 2019 census report, out of this 434,287 are females, 441,379 males and 23 intersex persons.
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Source: USAid Kenya