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Beaver Dam, Kentucky
Welcome to Beaver Dam ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Beaver Dam has a population of 3,571 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Beaver Dam.
Beaver Dam is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Beaver Dam lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Beaver Dam (for example, toward Upton), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
The area code for Beaver Dam: (270)
The ZIP code for Beaver Dam: 42320<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Beaver Dam had an population of 3,571 people. This is an increase of 4.75% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.74% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Beaver Dam had a population of 3,409 people (or 14.3% of the total population of Ohio County). This makes Beaver Dam the county's most populous community.
The population of Beaver Dam represents 0.08% of the population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 96th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,409 people, the population of Beaver Dam increased 12.4% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,033 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Beaver Dam.
Communities Also Named Beaver Dam ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Beaver Dam - they are located in Arizona, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Mississippi, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New York (2), Nova Scotia, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Beaver Dam.
Communities near Beaver Dam ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Beaver Dam.
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 Beaver Dam. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Beaver Dam.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Beaver Dam. 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 Beaver Dam.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Beaver Dam. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Beaver Dam.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Beaver Dam ...
Looking for more information about Beaver Dam? 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 Beaver Dam, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Beaver Dam.
Adding Beaver Dam to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Beaver Dam 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 Beaver Dam was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Beaver Dam on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1905).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Beaver Dam on our Genealogy Page.
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This page was last modified: 13 Aug 2022