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The location of Eastern









Welcome to Eastern ...

Eastern is located in Floyd County.

The location of Eastern has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Eastern is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Eastern: (606)

The ZIP code for Eastern: 41622<3>

Communities near Eastern ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Allen   [Map]   177   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Coal Run Village   [Map]   1,526   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Drift   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Hindman   [Map]   712   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Martin   [Map]   570   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Pikeville   [Map]   6,685   E   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Eastern ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Eastern - they are located in Nova Scotia and Ohio.

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

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 Eastern. 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 Eastern. 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 Eastern.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Eastern ...

Looking for more information about Eastern? 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.

Looking for more information about Eastern? 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 Eastern, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Eastern.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Floyd County

About Kentucky

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Eastern - 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 community (such as Eastern). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Eastern 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 from Point A (ie- Eastern) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Eastern. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Eastern

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eastern. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5170, Longitude: -82.8060     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Eastern have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Eastern.

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