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Welcome to Campton ...

The city of Campton is located in Wolfe County<1> and is the County Seat for Wolfe County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Campton has a population of 421 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Campton.

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 (or 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 have 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.

  • West Liberty [Morgan County]
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    • West Liberty [Morgan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Campton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,407 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Liberty have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Liberty
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Liberty<7>
  • Stanton [Powell County]
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    • Stanton [Powell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Campton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,674 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stanton<7>
  • Jackson [Breathitt County]
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    • Jackson [Breathitt County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Campton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,917 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<7>
  • Beattyville [Lee County]
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    • Beattyville [Lee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Campton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,461 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beattyville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beattyville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beattyville<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Frenchburg [Menifee County]
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      • Frenchburg [Menifee County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Campton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 547 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frenchburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frenchburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frenchburg<7>
    • Booneville [Owsley County]
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      • Booneville [Owsley County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Campton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 155 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Booneville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Booneville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Booneville<7>
    • Pine Ridge [Wolfe County]
    • Rogers [Wolfe County]
    • Valeria [Wolfe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valeria
      • Valeria [Wolfe County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Campton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valeria
    • Bethany [Wolfe County]
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      • Bethany [Wolfe County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Campton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethany have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethany

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.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Campton was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Campton on our Genealogy Page.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Campton. 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 Wolfe, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Campton.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Campton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Campton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Campton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Campton) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Campton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CamptonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Campton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7344, Longitude: -83.5474    
<6>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.
<7>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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