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Welcome to Salt Lick ...

The city of Salt Lick is located in Bath County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Salt Lick has a population of 324 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Salt Lick is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Salt Lick: (606)

The ZIP code for Salt Lick: 40371<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Salt Lick had an population of 324 people. This is an increase of 6.93% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.26% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Salt Lick had a population of 303 people. This makes Salt Lick the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 303 people, the population of Salt Lick decreased 11.4% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 342 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Salt Lick.

Communities Also Named Salt Lick ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Salt Lick - they are located in Tennessee (2) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Salt Lick ...

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

  • Morehead [Rowan County]
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    • Morehead [Rowan County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Salt Lick
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,596 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morehead
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morehead<6>
  • Mount Sterling [Montgomery County]
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    • Mount Sterling [Montgomery County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Salt Lick
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,246 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Sterling have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Sterling
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Sterling<6>
  • Jeffersonville [Montgomery County]
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    • Jeffersonville [Montgomery County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Salt Lick
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,755 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jeffersonville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jeffersonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jeffersonville<6>
  • Owingsville [Bath County]
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    • Owingsville [Bath County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Salt Lick
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,564 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Owingsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Owingsville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Camargo [Montgomery County]
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      • Camargo [Montgomery County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Salt Lick
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,151 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camargo have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Frenchburg [Menifee County]
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      • Frenchburg [Menifee County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Salt Lick
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 547 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frenchburg 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 Frenchburg<6>
    • Sharpsburg [Bath County]
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      • Sharpsburg [Bath County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Salt Lick
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 338 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sharpsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sharpsburg
    • Lakeview Heights [Rowan County]
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      • Lakeview Heights [Rowan County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Salt Lick
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 225 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeview Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeview Heights
    • Farmers [Rowan County]
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      • Farmers [Rowan County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Salt Lick
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmers have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmers
    • Olympia [Bath County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olympia
      • Olympia [Bath County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Salt Lick
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Olympia have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olympia

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Salt Lick ...

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

Adding Salt Lick to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Salt Lick on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1905).

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

Mentions & References for Salt Lick

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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 Bath, 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 Salt Lick.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Salt Lick - 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 Salt Lick). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Salt Lick 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 '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- Salt Lick) 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 Salt Lick. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Salt LickOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Salt Lick. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1205, Longitude: -83.6149    
<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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