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Welcome to Askin ...

Askin is primarily located in Breckinridge County<1>. A portion of Askin extends into Ohio County.

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

Askin is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Askin lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Askin (for example, toward Sonora), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Askin lies within the (270) area code.

Communities Also Named Askin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Askin - it's located in North Carolina.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Askin.

Communities near Askin ...

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

  • Hartford [Ohio County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartford
    • Hartford [Ohio County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Askin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,726 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartford<5>
  • Hardinsburg [Breckinridge County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hardinsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hardinsburg
    • Hardinsburg [Breckinridge County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Askin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,338 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hardinsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hardinsburg<5>
  • Cannelton [Perry County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cannelton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cannelton
    • Cannelton [Perry County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Askin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,481 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cannelton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cannelton<5>
  • Cloverport [Breckinridge County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cloverport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cloverport
    • Cloverport [Breckinridge County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Askin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,152 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cloverport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cloverport<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hawesville [Hancock County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hawesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hawesville
      • Hawesville [Hancock County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Askin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 990 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hawesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hawesville<5>
    • Caneyville [Grayson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caneyville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caneyville
      • Caneyville [Grayson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Askin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 607 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caneyville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caneyville<5>
    • Whitesville [Daviess County]
    • Fordsville [Ohio County]
    • Falls-of-Rough [Breckinridge County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falls-of-Rough have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falls-of-Rough
      • Falls-of-Rough [Breckinridge County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Askin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falls-of-Rough
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Falls-of-Rough<5>
    • Glen Dean [Breckinridge County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glen Dean
      • Glen Dean [Breckinridge County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Askin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen Dean

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 Askin. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Askin.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Askin. 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 Askin.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Askin ...

Looking for more information about Askin? 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 Askin, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Askin.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Kentucky

About Breckinridge County

About Kentucky

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Askin. 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 Breckinridge, 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 Askin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Askin) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Askin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6384, Longitude: -86.6400       In this case, the coordinates for Askin 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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