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Welcome to Pence ...

Pence is located in Wolfe County<1>.

The location of Pence has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Pence is 800 feet [244 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Pence is located in the (606) area code.

Communities Also Named Pence ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Kentucky communities named Pence: This one is located in Wolfe County and the other is located in Lewis County.

Beyond Kentucky, there are 7 communities that are also named Pence - they are located in Alabama, Indiana, Kansas, Tennessee and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Pence ...

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

  • Jackson [Breathitt County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jackson
    • Jackson [Breathitt County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Pence
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,917 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<5>
  • Beattyville [Lee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beattyville
    • Beattyville [Lee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Pence
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,461 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beattyville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beattyville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beattyville<5>
  • Campton [Wolfe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Campton
    • Campton [Wolfe County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Pence
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 417 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Campton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Campton<5>
  • Booneville [Owsley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Booneville
    • Booneville [Owsley County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Pence
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 155 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Booneville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Booneville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Booneville<5>
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    • Buckhorn [Perry County]
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      • Buckhorn [Perry County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Pence
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 129 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buckhorn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhorn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buckhorn<5>
    • Oakdale [Breathitt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakdale
      • Oakdale [Breathitt County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Pence
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    • Wolverine [Breathitt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wolverine
      • Wolverine [Breathitt County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Pence
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wolverine
    • Chenowee [Breathitt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chenowee
      • Chenowee [Breathitt County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Pence
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chenowee
    • Vada [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vada
      • Vada [Lee County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Pence
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vada
    • Athol [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Athol
      • Athol [Lee County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Pence
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Athol have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athol

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pence ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Kentucky

About Wolfe County

About Kentucky

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Wolfe, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pence - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pence) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pence. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6340, Longitude: -83.4741       In this case, the coordinates for Pence have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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