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Welcome to Buckhorn ...
The location of Buckhorn has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Buckhorn has a population of 131 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Buckhorn.
Buckhorn is 720 feet [219 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Buckhorn lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Buckhorn: (606)
The ZIP code for Buckhorn: 41721<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Buckhorn had an population of 131 people. This is a decrease of 19.14% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.03% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Buckhorn had a population of 162 people. This makes Buckhorn the county's 3rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 162 people, the population of Buckhorn increased 12.5% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 144 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Buckhorn.
Communities Also Named Buckhorn ...
While we believe that this Buckhorn is located in Perry County, we know of another 2 Kentucky communities named Buckhorn. Those communities are located in the following counties: Clay and Knott 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.
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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Buckhorn, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Buckhorn.
Adding Buckhorn to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Buckhorn 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 Buckhorn was on a map titled Map of Kentucky (from Rand McNally, 1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Buckhorn on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 02 Aug 2022