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Welcome to Breton ...

Breton is located in Webster County<1>.

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

Breton is 380 feet [116 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Breton is located in the (270) area code.

Communities Also Named Breton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Breton - they are located in Alberta, Kansas and Louisiana.

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

Communities near Breton ...

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

  • Madisonville [Hopkins County]
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    • Madisonville [Hopkins County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Breton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,656 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madisonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madisonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madisonville<5>
  • Providence [Webster County]
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    • Providence [Webster County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Breton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,986 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Providence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Providence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Providence<5>
  • Sebree [Webster County]
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    • Sebree [Webster County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the north of Breton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,523 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sebree have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sebree
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sebree<5>
  • Earlington [Hopkins County]
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    • Earlington [Hopkins County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Breton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,321 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Earlington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Earlington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Earlington<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clay [Webster County]
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      • Clay [Webster County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Breton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,091 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clay have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clay<5>
    • Dixon [Webster County]
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      • Dixon [Webster County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Breton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 877 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dixon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dixon
    • Calhoun [McLean County]
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      • Calhoun [McLean County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Breton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 723 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calhoun have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former names for Calhoun:
      • Calhoon
      • Fort Vienna
      • Vienna Station
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calhoun
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calhoun<5>
    • Hanson [Hopkins County]
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      • Hanson [Hopkins County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Breton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 709 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hanson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hanson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hanson<5>
    • Corydon [Henderson County]
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      • Corydon [Henderson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Breton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 685 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corydon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corydon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corydon<5>
    • Robards [Henderson County]
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      • Robards [Henderson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Breton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 497 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Robards have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robards
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Robards<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Breton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Breton. 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 Webster, 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 Breton - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Breton) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Breton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5506, Longitude: -87.5236       In this case, the coordinates for Breton 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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