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Welcome to Hyden ...

The city of Hyden is located in Leslie County<1> and is the County Seat for Leslie County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hyden has a population of 330 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Hyden is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Hyden lies within the (606) area code.

The ZIP code for Hyden: 41749<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hyden had an population of 330 people. This is a decrease of 9.59% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 61.76% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hyden had a population of 365 people. This makes Hyden the county's most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 365 people, the population of Hyden increased 78.92% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 204 people).

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

Communities Also Named Hyden ...

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

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

Communities near Hyden ...

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

  • Hazard [Perry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazard
    • Hazard [Perry County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Hyden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,785 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hazard have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazard
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazard<7>
  • Vicco [Perry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vicco
    • Vicco [Perry County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Hyden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 295 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vicco have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vicco
  • Buckhorn [Perry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buckhorn
    • Buckhorn [Perry County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Hyden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 129 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buckhorn have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buckhorn<7>
  • Wooton [Leslie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wooton
    • Wooton [Leslie County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Hyden
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wooton
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hoskinston [Leslie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoskinston
      • Hoskinston [Leslie County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Hyden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hoskinston have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoskinston
    • Smilax [Leslie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smilax
      • Smilax [Leslie County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Hyden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smilax have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smilax
    • Stinnett [Leslie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stinnett
      • Stinnett [Leslie County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Hyden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stinnett have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stinnett
    • Avawam [Perry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Avawam
      • Avawam [Perry County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Hyden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avawam
    • Confluence [Leslie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Confluence
      • Confluence [Leslie County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Hyden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Confluence have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Confluence
    • Sizerock [Leslie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sizerock
      • Sizerock [Leslie County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Hyden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sizerock

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hyden ...

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

Adding Hyden to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hyden. 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 Leslie, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hyden.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hyden - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Hyden). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hyden or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hyden) 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 Hyden. 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 HydenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hyden. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.1623, Longitude: -83.3736    
<6>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.
<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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