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Welcome to Buckhorn ...

Buckhorn is located in Knott County<1>.


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


Buckhorn is 910 feet [277 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Buckhorn is located in the (606) area code.

Communities Also Named Buckhorn ...

While we believe that this Buckhorn is located in Knott County, we know of another 2 Kentucky communities named Buckhorn. Those communities are located in the following counties: Clay and Perry County.

Beyond Kentucky, there are 39 communities that are also named Buckhorn - they are located in Alabama (2), Arizona, Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Colorado, Florida (3), Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Michigan (3), Mississippi, Missouri (2), Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina (2), Ohio (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Texas (2), Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming (2).

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

Communities near Buckhorn ...

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

  • Hazard
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hazard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazard
    • Hazard is located in Perry County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,785 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazard <4>
  • Jackson
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
  • Hindman
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
  • Pippa Passes
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pippa Passes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pippa Passes
    • Pippa Passes is located in Knott County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 606 people
  • Wayland
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wayland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wayland
    • Wayland is located in Floyd County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 373 people
  • Vicco
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vicco have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vicco
    • Vicco is located in Perry County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 295 people
  • Ary
    (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ary
    • Ary is located in Perry County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ary <4>
  • Dwarf
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dwarf
    • Dwarf is located in Perry County
  • Fisty
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fisty
    • Fisty is located in Knott County
  • Hardshell
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hardshell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hardshell
    • Hardshell is located in Breathitt County

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Buckhorn ...

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

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Buckhorn. 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 Knott, 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 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 Buckhorn - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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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