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Welcome to McKee ...

The city of McKee is located in Jackson County<1> and is the County Seat for Jackson County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, McKee has a population of 774 people<2> (see below for details).

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

McKee is 1,080 feet [329 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

McKee is within the (606) area code.

The ZIP code for McKee: 40447<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, McKee had an population of 774 people. This is a decrease of 3.25% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.85% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, McKee had a population of 800 people (or 5.93% of the total population of Jackson County). This makes McKee the county's most populous community.

The population of McKee represents 0.02% of the population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 234th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 800 people, the population of McKee decreased 8.88% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 878 people).

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

Communities Also Named McKee ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named McKee - they are located in Georgia, Minnesota, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Quebec and Texas.

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

Communities near McKee ...

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

  • Berea [Madison County]
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    • Berea [Madison County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of McKee
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,287 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berea
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Berea<6>
  • Mount Vernon [Rockcastle County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Vernon
    • Mount Vernon [Rockcastle County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of McKee
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,375 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Vernon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Vernon<6>
  • Irvine [Estill County]
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    • Irvine [Estill County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of McKee
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,289 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irvine have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irvine
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irvine<6>
  • Beattyville [Lee County]
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    • Beattyville [Lee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of McKee
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,461 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beattyville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beattyville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Annville [Jackson County]
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      • Annville [Jackson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of McKee
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Annville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Annville<6>
    • Ravenna [Estill County]
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      • Ravenna [Estill County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of McKee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 557 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ravenna have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ravenna
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ravenna<6>
    • Livingston [Rockcastle County]
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      • Livingston [Rockcastle County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of McKee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 213 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Livingston have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Livingston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Livingston<6>
    • Booneville [Owsley County]
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      • Booneville [Owsley County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of McKee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 155 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Booneville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Booneville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Booneville<6>
    • Gray Hawk [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gray Hawk
      • Gray Hawk [Jackson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southeast of McKee
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gray Hawk have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gray Hawk
    • Foxtown [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Foxtown
      • Foxtown [Jackson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of McKee
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Foxtown have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Foxtown

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around McKee. See our Newspapers Page for McKee.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for McKee ...

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

Adding McKee to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Mentions & References for McKee

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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 Jackson, 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 McKee.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around McKee - 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 McKee). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether McKee 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- McKee) 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 McKee. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from McKeeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in McKee. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.4302, Longitude: -83.9986    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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