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Welcome to Barbourville ...
The location of Barbourville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Barbourville has a population of 3,022 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Barbourville.
Barbourville is 960 feet [293 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Barbourville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you leave Barbourville and travel west, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
The telephone area code for Barbourville: (606)
The ZIP code for Barbourville: 40906<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Barbourville had an population of 3,022 people. This is a decrease of 4.52% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.8% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Barbourville had a population of 3,165 people (or 9.93% of the total population of Knox County). This makes Barbourville the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Barbourville represents 0.07% of the population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 102nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,165 people, the population of Barbourville decreased 11.81% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,589 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Barbourville.
Communities Also Named Barbourville ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Barbourville - it's located in New York.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Barbourville.
Communities near Barbourville ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Barbourville.
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 Barbourville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Barbourville.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Barbourville. 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 Barbourville.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Barbourville. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Barbourville.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Barbourville ...
Looking for more information about Barbourville? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Barbourville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Barbourville.
Adding Barbourville to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Barbourville 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 Barbourville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Barbourville on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Kentucky (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Barbourville on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 02 Aug 2022