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Welcome to Sandy Hook ...

The city of Sandy Hook is located in Elliott County<1> and is the County Seat for Elliott County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Sandy Hook has a population of 606 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Sandy Hook.

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

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

Sandy Hook is within the boundaries of the (606) area code.

The ZIP code for Sandy Hook: 41171<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sandy Hook had an population of 606 people. This is a decrease of 10.22% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.62% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sandy Hook had a population of 675 people (or 8.6% of the total population of Elliott County). This makes Sandy Hook the county's most populous community.

The population of Sandy Hook represents 0.02% of the total population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 264th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 675 people, the population of Sandy Hook has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 678 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Sandy Hook.

Communities Also Named Sandy Hook ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Sandy Hook - they are located in Connecticut, Indiana (2), Manitoba, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, Newfoundland and Labrador, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Sandy Hook ...

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

  • Morehead [Rowan County]
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    • Morehead [Rowan County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Sandy Hook
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,596 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morehead
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morehead<6>
  • Grayson [Carter County]
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    • Grayson [Carter County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Sandy Hook
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,832 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grayson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grayson<6>
  • West Liberty [Morgan County]
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    • West Liberty [Morgan County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Sandy Hook
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,407 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Liberty have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Liberty
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Liberty<6>
  • Olive Hill [Carter County]
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    • Olive Hill [Carter County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Sandy Hook
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,534 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olive Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olive Hill<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Blaine [Lawrence County]
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      • Blaine [Lawrence County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Sandy Hook
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 44 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blaine<6>
    • Isonville [Elliott County]
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      • Isonville [Elliott County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Sandy Hook
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Isonville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Ibex [Elliott County]
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      • Ibex [Elliott County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Sandy Hook
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ibex have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Crockett [Morgan County]
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      • Crockett [Morgan County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Sandy Hook
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crockett have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Ault [Elliott County]
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      • Ault [Elliott County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Sandy Hook
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    • Bruin [Elliott County]
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      • Bruin [Elliott County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Sandy Hook
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bruin have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bruin

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sandy Hook ...

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

Adding Sandy Hook to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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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 Elliott, 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 Sandy Hook.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sandy Hook - 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 Sandy Hook). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Sandy Hook 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' (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- Sandy Hook) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Sandy Hook. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sandy HookOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sandy Hook. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0911, Longitude: -83.1255    
<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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