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Welcome to Jenkins ...
The city of Jenkins is located in Letcher County.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Jenkins has a population of 2,011 people<1> (see below for details).
Jenkins was established in 1912.
The community of Jenkins is 2,000 feet [610 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Jenkins lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Jenkins: (606)
The ZIP code for Jenkins: 41537<3>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Jenkins had a population of 2,203 people (which is 8.98% of the total population of Letcher County). This makes Jenkins the county's most populous community.
The population of Jenkins represents 0.05% of the population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 138th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,203 people, the population of Jenkins decreased 8.25% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,401 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Jenkins had an population of 2,011 people. This is a decrease of 8.72% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.24% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Jenkins.
Communities near Jenkins ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Jenkins and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Jenkins.
Communities Also Named Jenkins ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 20 communities that are also named Jenkins - they are located in Alabama, Florida, Illinois (2), Kansas (2), Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Nevada (2), New Jersey, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Texas (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Jenkins.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Jenkins:
Websites for Jenkins ...
Official Website: www.ci.jenkins.ky.us/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jenkins ...
Looking for more information about Jenkins? 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 Jenkins, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Jenkins.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Jenkins: www.ci.jenkins.ky.us/
The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/
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This page was last modified: 21 Jan 2019