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Welcome to Myra ...

Myra is located in Pike County.

Myra is 960 feet [293 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

The telephone area code for Myra: (606)

The ZIP code for Myra: 41549<2>

Communities near Myra ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Myra and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Coal Run Village   [Map]   1,526   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Elkhorn City   [Map]   906   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fleming-Neon   [Map]   699   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Jenkins   [Map]   2,011   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Pikeville   [Map]   6,685   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Pippa Passes   [Map]   661   W   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Myra ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Myra - they are located in British Columbia, Georgia, Kansas (2), Maine (2), Manitoba, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Texas, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

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 Myra. 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 Myra. 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 Myra.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Myra ...

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

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The Communities of Kentucky

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About Kentucky

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Kentucky: www.kentucky.gov/



Footnotes ...

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

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<2>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 Myra). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Myra or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Myra. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Myra) 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 Myra. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Myra

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Myra. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2898, Longitude: -82.5999     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Myra 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 Myra.

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