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Welcome to Pikeville ...

The city of Pikeville is located in Pike County<1> and is the County Seat for Pike County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Pikeville has a population of 6,536 people<3> (see below for details).

Pikeville was established in 1823.

The community of Pikeville is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Pikeville is located in the (606) area code.

The ZIP codes for Pikeville: 41501-41502<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pikeville had an population of 6,536 people. This is a decrease of 5.32% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.83% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pikeville had a population of 6,903 people (which is 10.62% of the total population of Pike County). This makes Pikeville the county's most populous community.

The population of Pikeville represents 0.16% of the population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 57th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,903 people, the population of Pikeville increased 9.66% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,295 people).

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

Communities Also Named Pikeville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Pikeville - they are located in Alabama (2), Indiana, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Pikeville ...

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

  • Prestonsburg [Floyd County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prestonsburg
    • Prestonsburg [Floyd County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Pikeville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,460 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prestonsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prestonsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prestonsburg<7>
  • Williamson [Mingo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williamson
    • Williamson [Mingo County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Pikeville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,616 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williamson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamson<7>
  • Elkhorn City [Pike County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkhorn City
    • Elkhorn City [Pike County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Pikeville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 874 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elkhorn City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkhorn City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkhorn City<7>
  • Martin [Floyd County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martin
    • Martin [Floyd County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Pikeville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 541 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Martin<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wheelwright [Floyd County]
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      • Wheelwright [Floyd County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Pikeville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 487 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wheelwright have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheelwright
    • Wayland [Floyd County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wayland
      • Wayland [Floyd County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Pikeville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 373 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wayland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wayland
    • Allen [Floyd County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Allen
      • Allen [Floyd County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Pikeville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 168 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Allen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Allen has also been known as:
      • Beaver Creek Junction
      • Beaver Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Allen<7>
    • Cedarville [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedarville
      • Cedarville [Pike County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Pikeville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedarville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedarville
    • Garden Village [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garden Village
      • Garden Village [Pike County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Pikeville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garden Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garden Village
    • Osborn [Floyd County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Osborn
      • Osborn [Floyd County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the west of Pikeville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Osborn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Osborn

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Pikeville. Our list includes 9 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Pikeville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pikeville ...

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

Adding Pikeville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Visit our Community Index for Kentucky

About Pike County

About Kentucky

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pikeville. 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 Pike, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pikeville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pikeville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Pikeville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Pikeville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Pikeville includes: 41501 & 41502.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pikeville) 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 Pikeville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PikevilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pikeville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.4758, Longitude: -82.5230       In this case, the coordinates for Pikeville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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