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Welcome to Axtel ...

Axtel is located in Breckinridge County<1>.

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

Axtel is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Axtel is located in the (270) area code.

Communities Also Named Axtel ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Axtel - it's located in Ohio.

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

Communities near Axtel ...

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

  • Leitchfield [Grayson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leitchfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leitchfield
    • Leitchfield [Grayson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Axtel
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,858 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leitchfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leitchfield<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 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Axtel
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,338 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hardinsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hardinsburg<5>
  • Irvington [Breckinridge County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irvington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irvington
    • Irvington [Breckinridge County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Axtel
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,189 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irvington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irvington<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 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Axtel
    • 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) ...
    • Clarkson [Grayson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarkson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarkson
      • Clarkson [Grayson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Axtel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 886 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarkson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarkson<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 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Axtel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 607 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caneyville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caneyville<5>
    • 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 southwest of Axtel
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falls-of-Rough
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Falls-of-Rough<5>
    • Indian Valley [Grayson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indian Valley
      • Indian Valley [Grayson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Axtel
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Valley
    • McQuady [Breckinridge County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McQuady
      • McQuady [Breckinridge County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Axtel
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McQuady

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Axtel ...

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

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About Breckinridge County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Axtel. 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 Axtel - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Axtel) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Axtel. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6442, Longitude: -86.4758       In this case, the coordinates for Axtel 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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