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Welcome to Ayers ...

Ayers is located in Whitley County<1>.

Ayers is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Ayers (for example, toward Byrdstown (TN)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The area code for Ayers: (606)

Communities Also Named Ayers ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Ayers - they are located in Florida, Illinois (3), Maine, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Ayers ...

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

  • LaFollette [Campbell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for LaFollette
    • LaFollette [Campbell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the south of Ayers
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,585 people
    • LaFollette has also been known as:
    • Big Creek Gap
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on LaFollette
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for LaFollette<4>
  • Williamsburg [Whitley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williamsburg
    • Williamsburg [Whitley County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Ayers
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,384 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamsburg<4>
  • Oneida [Scott County]
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    • Oneida [Scott County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southwest of Ayers
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,704 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oneida
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oneida<4>
  • Jellico [Campbell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jellico
    • Jellico [Campbell County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Ayers
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,132 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jellico<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fincastle [Campbell County]
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      • Fincastle [Campbell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southeast of Ayers
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,618 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fincastle have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fincastle
    • Winfield [Scott County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winfield
      • Winfield [Scott County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Ayers
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,003 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winfield<4>
    • Elk Valley [Campbell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elk Valley
      • Elk Valley [Campbell County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south of Ayers
      • Estimated population in 2014: 565 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elk Valley
    • Emlyn [Whitley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emlyn
      • Emlyn [Whitley County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Ayers
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    • Fairview [Whitley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairview
      • Fairview [Whitley County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Ayers
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairview
    • Lot [Whitley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lot
      • Lot [Whitley County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the east of Ayers
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lot

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ayers ...

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

Adding Ayers to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Ayers in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Ayers was on a map titled Map of Kentucky (from Rand McNally, 1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Ayers on our Genealogy Page.

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Kentucky

About Whitley County

About Kentucky

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ayers. 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 Whitley, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ayers - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Ayers) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ayers. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AyersOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ayers. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.6308, Longitude: -84.2289    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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