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Welcome to Counts Crossroads ...

Counts Crossroads is located in Carter County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Counts Crossroads: Counts Xrds.

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Counts Crossroads for more information about variations on the name of Counts Crossroads.

Counts Crossroads is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Counts Crossroads lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Counts Crossroads is within the (606) area code.

Communities near Counts Crossroads ...

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

  • Morehead [Rowan County]
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    • Morehead [Rowan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southwest of Counts Crossroads
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,596 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morehead<4>
  • Grayson [Carter County]
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    • Grayson [Carter County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the east of Counts Crossroads
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,832 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grayson<4>
  • Olive Hill [Carter County]
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    • Olive Hill [Carter County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the west of Counts Crossroads
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,534 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olive Hill<4>
  • Sandy Hook [Elliott County]
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    • Sandy Hook [Elliott County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the south of Counts Crossroads
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 597 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sandy Hook<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Smoky Valley [Carter County]
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      • Smoky Valley [Carter County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northwest of Counts Crossroads
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smoky Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Wesleyville [Carter County]
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      • Wesleyville [Carter County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northwest of Counts Crossroads
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wesleyville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Gimlet [Elliott County]
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      • Gimlet [Elliott County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of Counts Crossroads
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    • Lawton [Carter County]
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      • Lawton [Carter County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Counts Crossroads
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    • Carter [Carter County]
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      • Carter [Carter County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the north of Counts Crossroads
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carter have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Emerson [Lewis County]
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      • Emerson [Lewis County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of Counts Crossroads
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emerson have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Counts Crossroads. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Counts Crossroads.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Counts Crossroads ...

Looking for more information about Counts Crossroads? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Counts Crossroads, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Counts Crossroads.

Adding Counts Crossroads to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Counts Crossroads 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 Counts Crossroads was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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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 Carter, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Counts Crossroads - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Counts Crossroads) 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 Counts Crossroads. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Counts CrossroadsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Counts Crossroads. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3183, Longitude: -83.1192    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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