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Welcome to Campton ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Campton, you might consider that their post office opened in 1867.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Campton has a population of 421 people<2> (see below for details).
Campton is 950 feet [290 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Campton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Campton: (606)
The ZIP code for Campton: 41301<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Campton had an population of 421 people. This is a decrease of 4.54% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.71% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Campton had a population of 441 people (which is 6% of the total population of Wolfe County). This makes Campton the county's most populous community.
The population of Campton represents 0.01% of the population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 308th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 441 people, the population of Campton increased 4.01% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 424 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Campton.
Communities Also Named Campton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 8 communities that are also named Campton - they are located in Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Washington.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Campton.
Communities near Campton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Campton.
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 Campton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Campton.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Campton. 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 Campton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Campton. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Campton.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Campton ...
Looking for more information about Campton? 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 Campton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Campton.
Adding Campton to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Campton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Campton was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Campton in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Campton.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Nov 2023