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Welcome to Limp ...

Although we found mention of Limp during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how Limp was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it's a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists.

We've added Limp to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Limp, please Contact Us.




Limp is 720 feet [219 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where we believe that Limp might be (or was) located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: While Limp is in the Eastern Time Zone, the area just to the south is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

We believe that Limp would be found within the (270) area code.

Communities near Limp ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Limp and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Big Clifty   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Caneyville   [Map]   612   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Clarkson   [Map]   885   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Elizabethtown   [Map]   29,906   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hardinsburg   [Map]   2,326   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Hudson   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]

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

Communities Also Named Limp ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Limp - it's located in South Carolina.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Limp. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Limp. 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 Limp.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Limp ...

Looking for more information about Limp? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Limp? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Limp, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Limp.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Limp. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went north past Limp and then turned west". While Limp could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Limp as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that Limp could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

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

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning in Limp. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Limp) 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 Limp. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Limp

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Limp. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5923, Longitude: -86.1975     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Limp have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Limp.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Limp.