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Welcome to Corbin ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Corbin has a population of 7,176 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Corbin.
Corbin is 1,110 feet [338 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Corbin lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel west from Corbin (for example, toward Jamestown), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
Corbin is within the (606) area code.
The ZIP codes for Corbin: 40701-40702<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Corbin had an population of 7,176 people. This is a decrease of 1.75% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.31% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Corbin had a population of 7,304 people (which is 20.5% of the total population of Whitley County). This makes Corbin the county's most populous community.
The population of Corbin represents 0.17% of the population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 53rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 7,304 people, the population of Corbin decreased 5.66% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,742 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Corbin.
Communities Also Named Corbin ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Kentucky communities named Corbin: This one is located in Whitley County and the other is located in Knox County.
Beyond Kentucky, there are 17 communities that are also named Corbin - they are located in Alabama, British Columbia, Georgia, Kansas (2), Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Newfoundland and Labrador (3), Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Corbin.
Communities near Corbin ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Corbin.
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 Corbin. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Corbin.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Corbin. 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 Corbin.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Corbin. See our Newspapers Page for Corbin.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Corbin ...
Looking for more information about Corbin? 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 Corbin, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Corbin.
Adding Corbin to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Corbin 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 Corbin was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Corbin on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Kentucky (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Corbin on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 08 Aug 2022