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Welcome to Beattyville ...

The city of Beattyville is located in Lee County<1> and is the County Seat for Lee County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Beattyville has a population of 1,478 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Beattyville.

Beattyville is 790 feet [241 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Beattyville is located in the (606) area code.

The ZIP code for Beattyville: 41311<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Beattyville had an population of 1,478 people. This is an increase of 13.08% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 23.89% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Beattyville had a population of 1,307 people (which is 16.57% of the total population of Lee County). This makes Beattyville the county's most populous community.

The population of Beattyville represents 0.03% of the total population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 182nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,307 people, the population of Beattyville increased 9.56% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,193 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Beattyville.

Adding Beattyville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Beattyville 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 Beattyville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Beattyville on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Kentucky (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Beattyville ...

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

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

Communities near Beattyville ...

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

  • Irvine [Estill County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irvine
    • Irvine [Estill County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Beattyville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,289 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irvine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irvine
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irvine<7>
  • Jackson [Breathitt County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jackson
    • Jackson [Breathitt County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Beattyville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,917 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<7>
  • McKee [Jackson County]
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    • McKee [Jackson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Beattyville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 773 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McKee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McKee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McKee<7>
  • Ravenna [Estill County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ravenna
    • Ravenna [Estill County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Beattyville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 557 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ravenna have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ravenna
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ravenna<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Campton [Wolfe County]
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      • Campton [Wolfe County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Beattyville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 417 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Campton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Campton<7>
    • Booneville [Owsley County]
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      • Booneville [Owsley County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the south of Beattyville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 155 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Booneville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Booneville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Booneville<7>
    • Heidelberg [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heidelberg
      • Heidelberg [Lee County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Beattyville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heidelberg
    • Fincastle [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fincastle
      • Fincastle [Lee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the northeast of Beattyville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fincastle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fincastle
    • Idamay [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Idamay
      • Idamay [Lee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the southwest of Beattyville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Idamay have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Idamay
    • Pebworth [Owsley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pebworth
      • Pebworth [Owsley County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the south of Beattyville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pebworth

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Beattyville. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Beattyville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Beattyville ...

Looking for more information about Beattyville? 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 Beattyville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Beattyville.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Kentucky

About Lee County

About Kentucky

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Beattyville. 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 Lee, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Beattyville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Beattyville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Beattyville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Beattyville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Beattyville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Beattyville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BeattyvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Beattyville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5831, Longitude: -83.7064       In this case, the coordinates for Beattyville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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