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Pikeville, Kentucky

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Welcome to Pikeville ...

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

The location of Pikeville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Pikeville has a population of 6,685 people<2> (see below for details).

Pikeville was established in 1823.

The community of Pikeville is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Pikeville lies within the (606) area code.

The ZIP codes for Pikeville: 41501-41502<4>

Population Details ...

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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Pikeville had an population of 6,685 people. This is a decrease of 3.16% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.2% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Pikeville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   2017
Allen   [Map]   177   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cedarville   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Elkhorn City   [Map]   906   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Garden Village   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Martin   [Map]   570   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Prestonsburg   [Map]   3,438   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Pikeville. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 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 Pikeville. Our list includes 9 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pikeville.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pikeville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 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.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pikeville

Our 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pikeville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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