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Welcome to Seco ...

Seco is located in Letcher County.

Seco is 1,250 feet [381 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Seco lies within the (606) area code.

The ZIP code for Seco: 41849<2>

Communities near Seco ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Seco and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Cumberland   [Map]   1,998   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hindman   [Map]   712   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Jenkins   [Map]   2,011   E   5 miles [8 km]
Lynch   [Map]   665   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Whitesburg   [Map]   1,914   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Appalachia (VA)   [Map]   1,590   S   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Seco ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Seco - they are located in Arizona, Texas and Utah.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Seco. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Seco. 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 Seco.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Seco:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Seco ...

Looking for more information about Seco? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Seco? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Seco, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Seco.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Kentucky: www.kentucky.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Seco - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>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 community (such as Seco). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Seco or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Seco. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Seco) 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 Seco. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Seco

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Seco. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.1720, Longitude: -82.7321     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Seco have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Seco.

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