Nakuru Sub Counties

Here is a list of all Nakuru Sub Counties.

Nakuru sub counties

At the moment, Nakuru County in divided into 11 sub counties and it is home to more than 2 million people.

Brief Introduction about Nakuru County

Nakuru County is located in the former Rift Valley Province. It borders 8 Counties namely; Kericho, Bomet, Baringo, Laikipia, Nyandarua, Narok, Kajiado, and Kiambu.

When it comes to size, Nakuru County is the 19th largest county in Kenya. It covers an area of around 7,500 Km2.

Its Capital City or Headquarters is Nakuru City and it is among the Top 10 Best Towns and Cities to Visit and Live in Kenya

Without further ado, here is a list of Nakuru Sub Counties. The list is arranged in an alphabetic manner.

1. Bahati Sub County

Bahati is a rural sub county that is best known for agricultural farming because it experiences rainfall throughout the year. It is among the most fertile of the Nakuru Sub Counties.

Bahati County covers an area of 375.4 Km2 and it home to more 170,000 people.

2. Gilgil Sub County

Gilgil is among the largest sub counties of all Nakuru Sub Counties. It covers an area 1074.4 Km2 and is further sub divided into 3 divisions, 8 locations and 12 sub locations.

According to the 2019 Census, Gilgil sub county has more than 31,000 households.

3. Kuresoi North

Kuresoi North is part of the former Kuresoi Community. It was established in the year 2010.

Kuresoi North is one of the smallest Nakuru Sub Counties, it covers an area of 559.7 Km2 and has a population of more than 150,000 people.

4. Kuresoi South

Kuresoi South is made up of 4 wards namely Amalo, Tinet, Kiptagich and Keringet.

It was part of the Kuresoi Community before the 2010 constitution divided it into two, Kuresoi North and Kuresoi South.

5. Molo Sub County

Molo is among the smallest sub county of all Nakuru Sub Counties. It covers an area of 478.7 Km2 and is sub divided into 4 divisions, 14 locations and 28 sub locations.

Despite being among the smallest Nakuru Sub Counties, it has more than 30,000 active households.

Its high population can be attributed to its fertile soils, vast vegetation and high rains.

6. Naivasha Sub County

Naivasha is the biggest sub county of all Nakuru Sub Counties. It covers an area of 1960.2 Km2 and is sub divided into 3 divisions, 12 locations and 20 sub locations.

Naivasha sub county is the most visited of all the Nakuru Sub Counties largely because it is home to Hells Gate National Park, Lake Naivasha, and the famous Mount Longonot.

Currently, Naivasha Sub County has more than 73,000 households.

7. Nakuru Town East Sub County

Nakuru Town East Sub County is among the most populated of the Nakuru Sub Counties. It has a population of more than 200,000 people.

Nakuru Town East Sub County has 5 wards namely; Biashara Ward, Flamingo Ward, Nakuru East Ward, Kivumbini Ward and Menengai Ward.

8. Nakuru Town West Sub County

Nakuru Town is one of the smallest sub counties of all Nakuru Sub Counties.

As per the 2019 census, Nakuru Town has more 91,000 households making it the most populated sub county in Nakuru County.

9. Njoro Sub County

Njoro sub county is among the most popular of all the Nakuru Sub Counties. It covers an area of 702 Km2 and is further divided into 5 divisions, 13 locations and 27 sub locations.

10. Rongai Sub County

Rongai sub county covers an area of 993.1 Km2 and is sub divided into 4 divisions, 18 locations and 27 sub locations.

Currently, Rongai sub county has more than 34,000 active households.

11. Subukia Sub County

Subukia sub county is best known for the Subukia Shrine, a religious destination located about 40 kilometres from Nakuru City.

Subukia Sub County is among the smallest sub counties in Nakuru County. It covers an area of 424.2 Km2 and is sub divided into 3 divisions, 6 locations and 16 sub locations.

According to the last census, Subukia Sub County has more than 18,000 households.

Check Out

  1. Makueni Sub Counties
  2. Top 10 Best Malls in Nakuru
  3. Top 10 Romantic Places in Nakuru
  4. Top 10 Best Hospitals in Nakuru
  5. Top Ten Best Clubs and Lounges in Nakuru
  6. Top 10 Best Restaurants in Nakuru
About Marie Nyambura

Let me be your tour guide and together we will unlock Kenya's Best Kept Secrets.