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Welcome to Anco ...

Anco is located in Knott County<1>.

The location of Anco has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Anco is 1,200 feet [366 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Anco lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Anco is located in the (606) area code.

Communities near Anco ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Anco.

  • Hazard [Perry County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hazard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazard
    • Hazard [Perry County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Anco
    • Estimated population in 2018: 4,997 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazard
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazard<5>
  • Cumberland [Harlan County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cumberland
    • Cumberland [Harlan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Anco
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,967 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cumberland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cumberland<5>
  • Whitesburg [Letcher County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitesburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitesburg
    • Whitesburg [Letcher County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Anco
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,875 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitesburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitesburg<5>
  • Hindman [Knott County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hindman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hindman
    • Hindman [Knott County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Anco
    • Estimated population in 2018: 700 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hindman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hindman<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fleming-Neon [Letcher County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fleming-Neon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fleming-Neon
      • Fleming-Neon [Letcher County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Anco
      • Estimated population in 2018: 683 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fleming-Neon
    • Pippa Passes [Knott County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pippa Passes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pippa Passes
      • Pippa Passes [Knott County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Anco
      • Estimated population in 2018: 663 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pippa Passes
    • Wheelwright [Floyd County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wheelwright have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wheelwright
      • Wheelwright [Floyd County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Anco
      • Estimated population in 2018: 510 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheelwright
    • Wayland [Floyd County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wayland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wayland
      • Wayland [Floyd County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Anco
      • Estimated population in 2018: 382 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wayland
    • Hyden [Leslie County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hyden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hyden
      • Hyden [Leslie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Anco
      • Estimated population in 2018: 338 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hyden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hyden<5>
    • Blackey [Letcher County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blackey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blackey
      • Blackey [Letcher County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Anco
      • Estimated population in 2018: 145 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blackey

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Anco. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Anco.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Anco. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Anco.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Anco. See our Newspapers Page for Anco.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Anco ...

Looking for more information about Anco? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Anco, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Anco.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Kentucky

About Knott County

About Kentucky

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Anco. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kentucky's counties, including Knott, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Anco - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Anco) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anco. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2498, Longitude: -83.0543       In this case, the coordinates for Anco have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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