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Welcome to Inez ...

The city of Inez is located in Martin County<1> and is the County Seat for Martin County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Inez has a population of 626 people<3> (see below for details).

Inez was established in 1942.

The community of Inez is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Inez is located in the (606) area code.

The ZIP code for Inez: 41224<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Inez had an population of 626 people. This is a decrease of 12.69% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 34.33% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Inez had a population of 717 people (or 5.55% of the total population of Martin County). This makes Inez the county's most populous community.

The population of Inez represents 0.02% of the population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 255th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 717 people, the population of Inez increased 53.86% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 466 people).

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

Communities Also Named Inez ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Inez - they are located in Kansas, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Inez ...

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

  • Paintsville [Johnson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paintsville
    • Paintsville [Johnson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Inez
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,925 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paintsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paintsville<7>
  • Prestonsburg [Floyd County]
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    • Prestonsburg [Floyd County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Inez
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,460 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prestonsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prestonsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prestonsburg<7>
  • Williamson [Mingo County]
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    • Williamson [Mingo County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Inez
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,616 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williamson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamson<7>
  • Louisa [Lawrence County]
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    • Louisa [Lawrence County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Inez
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,325 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Louisa<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fort Gay [Wayne County]
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      • Fort Gay [Wayne County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Inez
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 682 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Gay have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Gay
    • Kermit [Mingo County]
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      • Kermit [Mingo County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the east of Inez
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 341 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kermit
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kermit<7>
    • Warfield [Martin County]
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      • Warfield [Martin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Inez
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 227 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warfield<7>
    • Beauty [Martin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beauty
      • Beauty [Martin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the east of Inez
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beauty
    • Hode [Martin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hode
      • Hode [Martin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Inez
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hode
    • Peach Orchard [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peach Orchard
      • Peach Orchard [Lawrence County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Inez
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Peach Orchard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peach Orchard

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Inez. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Inez.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Inez ...

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

Adding Inez to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Inez. 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 Martin, 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 Inez.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Inez - 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 Inez). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Inez 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Inez) 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 Inez. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from InezOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Inez. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8671, Longitude: -82.5364       In this case, the coordinates for Inez 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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