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Welcome to Gimlet ...

Gimlet is located in Elliott County<1>.

Gimlet is 1,100 feet [335 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Gimlet: (606)

Communities Also Named Gimlet ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Gimlet - it's located in Idaho.

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

Communities near Gimlet ...

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

  • Morehead [Rowan County]
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    • Morehead [Rowan County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the west of Gimlet
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,596 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morehead
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morehead<4>
  • Grayson [Carter County]
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    • Grayson [Carter County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Gimlet
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,832 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grayson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grayson<4>
  • Olive Hill [Carter County]
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    • Olive Hill [Carter County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north of Gimlet
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,534 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olive Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olive Hill<4>
  • Sandy Hook [Elliott County]
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    • Sandy Hook [Elliott County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the south of Gimlet
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 597 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandy Hook
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sandy Hook<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ault [Elliott County]
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      • Ault [Elliott County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Gimlet
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    • Ibex [Elliott County]
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      • Ibex [Elliott County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Gimlet
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ibex have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Grahn [Carter County]
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      • Grahn [Carter County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northeast of Gimlet
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grahn have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grahn
    • Lawton [Carter County]
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      • Lawton [Carter County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northwest of Gimlet
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    • Bruin [Elliott County]
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      • Bruin [Elliott County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Gimlet
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bruin have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Counts Crossroads [Carter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Counts Crossroads
      • Counts Crossroads [Carter County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north of Gimlet
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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 Gimlet. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gimlet.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gimlet ...

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

Adding Gimlet to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Mentions & References for Gimlet

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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 Elliott, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gimlet - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Gimlet) 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 Gimlet. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GimletOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gimlet. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2190, Longitude: -83.1372    
<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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