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Welcome to Hindman ...

The city of Hindman is located in Knott County<1> and is the County Seat for Knott County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hindman has a population of 680 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Hindman is 1,050 feet [320 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Hindman: (606)

The ZIP code for Hindman: 41822<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hindman had an population of 680 people. This is a decrease of 12.48% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.6% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hindman had a population of 777 people. This makes Hindman the county's most populous community.

The population of Hindman represents 0.02% of the population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 240th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 777 people, the population of Hindman decreased 1.27% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 787 people).

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

Communities Also Named Hindman ...

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

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

Communities near Hindman ...

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

  • Hazard [Perry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazard
    • Hazard [Perry County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Hindman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,785 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hazard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazard
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazard<7>
  • Whitesburg [Letcher County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitesburg
    • Whitesburg [Letcher County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Hindman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,813 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitesburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitesburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitesburg<7>
  • Fleming-Neon [Letcher County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fleming-Neon
    • Fleming-Neon [Letcher County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Hindman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 610 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fleming-Neon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fleming-Neon
  • Pippa Passes [Knott County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pippa Passes
    • Pippa Passes [Knott County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Hindman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 606 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pippa Passes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pippa Passes
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wheelwright [Floyd County]
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      • Wheelwright [Floyd County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Hindman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 487 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wheelwright have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheelwright
    • Wayland [Floyd County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wayland
      • Wayland [Floyd County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Hindman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 373 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wayland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wayland
    • Vicco [Perry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vicco
      • Vicco [Perry County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Hindman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 295 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vicco have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vicco
    • Blackey [Letcher County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blackey
      • Blackey [Letcher County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Hindman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 141 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blackey
    • Vest [Knott County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vest
      • Vest [Knott County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the north of Hindman
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vest
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vest<7>
    • Emmalena [Knott County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emmalena
      • Emmalena [Knott County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the west of Hindman
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emmalena

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hindman. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Hindman.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hindman ...

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

Adding Hindman to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Knott County

About Kentucky

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hindman. 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 Knott, 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 Hindman.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hindman - 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 Hindman). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hindman 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' (or 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- Hindman) 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 Hindman. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HindmanOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hindman. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3348, Longitude: -82.9835       In this case, the coordinates for Hindman 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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