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Welcome to Science Hill ...

The city of Science Hill is located in Pulaski County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Science Hill has a population of 695 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Science Hill.

Science Hill is 1,100 feet [335 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Science Hill (for example, toward Columbia), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Science Hill is located in the (606) area code.

The ZIP code for Science Hill: 42553<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Science Hill had an population of 695 people. This is an increase of 0.29% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.62% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Science Hill had a population of 693 people. This makes Science Hill the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Science Hill represents 0.02% of the population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 261st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 693 people, the population of Science Hill increased 9.31% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 634 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Science Hill.

Communities Also Named Science Hill ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Science Hill - they are located in Louisiana, North Carolina, Ohio and Ontario.

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

Communities near Science Hill ...

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

  • Somerset [Pulaski County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Somerset
    • Somerset [Pulaski County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the south of Science Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,829 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Somerset have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Somerset
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Somerset<7>
  • Liberty [Casey County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liberty
    • Liberty [Casey County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Science Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,139 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Liberty<7>
  • Brodhead [Rockcastle County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brodhead
    • Brodhead [Rockcastle County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Science Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,185 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brodhead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brodhead
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brodhead<7>
  • Ferguson [Pulaski County]
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    • Ferguson [Pulaski County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the south of Science Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 943 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ferguson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ferguson
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Burnside [Pulaski County]
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      • Burnside [Pulaski County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Science Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 791 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burnside have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnside
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnside<7>
    • Eubank [Pulaski County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eubank
      • Eubank [Pulaski County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Science Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 334 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eubank have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eubank
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eubank<7>
    • Ansel [Pulaski County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ansel
      • Ansel [Pulaski County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the west of Science Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ansel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ansel
    • Coin [Pulaski County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coin
      • Coin [Pulaski County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Science Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coin
    • Bethelridge [Casey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bethelridge
      • Bethelridge [Casey County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Science Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethelridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethelridge
    • Ware [Casey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ware
      • Ware [Casey County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the west of Science Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ware have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ware

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Science Hill ...

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

Adding Science Hill to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

The Communities of Kentucky

About Pulaski County

About Kentucky

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

The official website for Pulaski County: www.pulaskicountygovt.org/

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 Pulaski, 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 Science Hill.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Science Hill - 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 Science Hill). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Science Hill or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Science Hill) 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 Science Hill. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Science HillOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Science Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.1759, Longitude: -84.6342       In this case, the coordinates for Science Hill 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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