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Cynthiana, Kentucky

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Welcome to Cynthiana ...

The city of Cynthiana is located in Harrison County and is the County Seat for Harrison County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Cynthiana has a population of 6,370 people<1> (see below for details).

Cynthiana is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Cynthiana: (859)

The ZIP code for Cynthiana: 41031<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cynthiana had a population of 6,402 people (which is 33.97% of the total population of Harrison County). This makes Cynthiana the county's most populous community.

The population of Cynthiana represents 0.15% of the population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 62nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,402 people, the population of Cynthiana increased 2.3% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,258 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Cynthiana had an population of 6,370 people. This is a decrease of 0.5% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.79% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Cynthiana.

Communities near Cynthiana ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Cynthiana and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Berry   [Map]   261   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Carlisle   [Map]   1,963   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Corinth   [Map]   230   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Falmouth   [Map]   2,114   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Georgetown   [Map]   33,660   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Millersburg   [Map]   795   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Cynthiana.

Communities Also Named Cynthiana ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Cynthiana - they are located in Indiana, Ohio and Tennessee.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Cynthiana. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Cynthiana. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cynthiana. Our list includes 13 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Cynthiana:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cynthiana ...

Looking for more information about Cynthiana? 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 Cynthiana, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Cynthiana.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Kentucky

About Harrison County

About Kentucky

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cynthiana. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Cynthiana.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cynthiana - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 Cynthiana). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Cynthiana or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Cynthiana) 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 Cynthiana. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cynthiana

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cynthiana. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3904, Longitude: -84.2974     [Map].

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