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Welcome to Frenchburg ...

The city of Frenchburg is located in Menifee County<1> and is the County Seat for Menifee County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Frenchburg has a population of 545 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Frenchburg is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Frenchburg, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Frenchburg is located in the (606) area code.

The ZIP code for Frenchburg: 40322<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Frenchburg had an population of 545 people. This is an increase of 12.14% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.09% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Frenchburg had a population of 486 people (or 7.71% of the total population of Menifee County). This makes Frenchburg the county's most populous community.

The population of Frenchburg represents 0.01% of the total population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 299th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 486 people, the population of Frenchburg decreased 11.8% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 551 people).

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

Communities Also Named Frenchburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Frenchburg - it's located in West Virginia.

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

Communities near Frenchburg ...

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

  • Morehead [Rowan County]
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    • Morehead [Rowan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Frenchburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,596 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morehead
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morehead<7>
  • Mount Sterling [Montgomery County]
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    • Mount Sterling [Montgomery County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Frenchburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,246 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Sterling have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Sterling
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Sterling<7>
  • West Liberty [Morgan County]
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    • West Liberty [Morgan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Frenchburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,407 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Liberty have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Liberty
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Liberty<7>
  • Stanton [Powell County]
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    • Stanton [Powell County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Frenchburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,674 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stanton<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Jeffersonville [Montgomery County]
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      • Jeffersonville [Montgomery County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the west of Frenchburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,755 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jeffersonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jeffersonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jeffersonville<7>
    • Owingsville [Bath County]
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      • Owingsville [Bath County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Frenchburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,564 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Owingsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Owingsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Owingsville<7>
    • Camargo [Montgomery County]
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      • Camargo [Montgomery County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Frenchburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,151 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camargo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camargo
    • Clay City [Powell County]
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      • Clay City [Powell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Frenchburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,087 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clay City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clay City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clay City<7>
    • Campton [Wolfe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Campton
      • Campton [Wolfe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Frenchburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 417 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Campton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Campton<7>
    • Salt Lick [Bath County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salt Lick
      • Salt Lick [Bath County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Frenchburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 322 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salt Lick
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salt Lick<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 Frenchburg. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Frenchburg.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Frenchburg. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Frenchburg.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Frenchburg ...

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

Adding Frenchburg to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Frenchburg on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Kentucky (1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Kentucky

About Menifee County

About Kentucky

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Menifee, 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 Frenchburg.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Frenchburg - 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 Frenchburg). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Frenchburg 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- Frenchburg) 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 Frenchburg. 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 FrenchburgOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Frenchburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9523, Longitude: -83.6268       In this case, the coordinates for Frenchburg 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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