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Welcome to Cando ...

So far, we have found very little information about Cando. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Cando to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Cando, please Contact Us.


Cando would have been located within present day Lawrence County<2>.

We aren't confident of the location of Cando, so consider the above location as an estimate.<3>

Time Zone: The area where Cando was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you leave Cando and travel west, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

If Cando still existed, it would have been in the (606) area code.

Communities Also Named Cando ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Cando - they are located in North Dakota and Saskatchewan.

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

Communities near Cando ...

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

  • Paintsville [Johnson County]
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    • Paintsville [Johnson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Cando
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,925 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paintsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paintsville<5>
  • Louisa [Lawrence County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louisa
    • Louisa [Lawrence County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Cando
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,325 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Louisa<5>
  • Fort Gay [Wayne County]
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    • Fort Gay [Wayne County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Cando
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 682 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Gay have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Gay
  • Inez [Martin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Inez
    • Inez [Martin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Cando
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 614 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Inez have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Inez
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Inez<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Blaine [Lawrence County]
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      • Blaine [Lawrence County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Cando
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 44 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blaine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blaine<5>
    • Adams [Lawrence County]
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      • Adams [Lawrence County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Cando
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Adams have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adams
    • Ivory [Lawrence County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ivory
      • Ivory [Lawrence County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Cando
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Ivory. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>
    • Bumblebee [Lawrence County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bumblebee
      • Bumblebee [Lawrence County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Cando
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Bumblebee. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>
    • Evergreen [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evergreen
      • Evergreen [Lawrence County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Cando
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evergreen have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evergreen
    • Georges Creek [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Georges Creek
      • Georges Creek [Lawrence County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Cando
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Georges Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georges Creek

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

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

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

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The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Cando, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Kentucky's counties, including Lawrence, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cando) 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 Cando. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CandoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cando. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0088, Longitude: -82.7565    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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