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Welcome to Flatwoods ...

The city of Flatwoods is located in Greenup County<1>.

The location of Flatwoods has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Flatwoods has a population of 7,106 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Flatwoods.

Flatwoods is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Flatwoods lies within the (606) area code.

The ZIP code for Flatwoods: 41139<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Flatwoods had an population of 7,106 people. This is a decrease of 4.27% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.56% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Flatwoods had a population of 7,423 people (or 20.11% of the total population of Greenup County). This makes Flatwoods the county's most populous community.

The population of Flatwoods represents 0.17% of the total population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 52nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,423 people, the population of Flatwoods decreased 2.39% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,605 people).

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

Communities Also Named Flatwoods ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Kentucky communities named Flatwoods: This one is located in Greenup County and the other is located in Clay County.

Beyond Kentucky, there are 22 communities that are also named Flatwoods - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas, California, Illinois, Louisiana, Missouri, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, Tennessee (3), Texas, Virginia (4) and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Flatwoods ...

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

  • Huntington (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntington
    • Huntington lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Flatwoods and is located in Cabell County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 44,934 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntington<7>
  • Grayson (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grayson
    • Grayson lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Flatwoods and is located in Carter County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,832 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grayson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grayson<7>
  • South Point (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Point
    • South Point lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Flatwoods and is located in Lawrence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,813 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Point
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Point<7>
  • Kenova (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kenova
    • Kenova lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Flatwoods and is located in Wayne County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,943 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kenova
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kenova<7>
  • New Boston (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
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    • New Boston lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Flatwoods and is located in Scioto County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,123 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Boston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Boston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Boston<7>
  • Catlettsburg (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Catlettsburg
    • Catlettsburg lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Flatwoods and is located in Boyd County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,736 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Catlettsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Catlettsburg<7>
  • Ceredo (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ceredo
    • Ceredo lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Flatwoods and is located in Wayne County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,246 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ceredo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ceredo<7>
  • Greenup (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenup
    • Greenup lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Flatwoods and is located in Greenup County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,100 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenup have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenup
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenup<7>
  • South Shore (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Shore
    • South Shore lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Flatwoods and is located in Greenup County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,049 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Shore
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Shore<7>
  • Chesapeake (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chesapeake
    • Chesapeake lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Flatwoods and is located in Lawrence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 696 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chesapeake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesapeake
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chesapeake<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Flatwoods ...

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

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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 Greenup, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Flatwoods.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Flatwoods - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Flatwoods). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Flatwoods or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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- Flatwoods) 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 Flatwoods. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FlatwoodsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Flatwoods. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5212, Longitude: -82.7291       In this case, the coordinates for Flatwoods have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

 

 


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