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Kettle Island, Kentucky

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The location of Kettle Island

Welcome to Kettle Island ...

Kettle Island is located in Bell County.

The location of Kettle Island has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for Kettle Island: Kettle Is. (in Canada, 'Isld.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Kettle Island is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Kettle Island lies within the (606) area code.

The ZIP code for Kettle Island: 40958<3>

Communities near Kettle Island ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Kettle Island and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Barbourville   [Map]   3,104   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Harlan   [Map]   1,551   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Loyall   [Map]   622   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Middlesboro   [Map]   9,460   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Pineville   [Map]   1,734   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Wallins Creek   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Kettle Island.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Kettle Island. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Kettle Island. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Kettle Island.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Kettle Island:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kettle Island ...

Looking for more information about Kettle Island? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Kentucky

About Bell County

About Kentucky

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Kettle Island. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Kentucky:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kettle Island - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 community (such as Kettle Island). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Kettle Island or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Kettle Island) 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 Kettle Island. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Kettle Island

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kettle Island. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.7906, Longitude: -83.6052     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Kettle Island have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Kettle Island.

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