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Welcome to Sharpsburg ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Sharpsburg has a population of 341 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Sharpsburg is 1,010 feet [308 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Sharpsburg is located in the (606) area code.

The ZIP code for Sharpsburg: 40374<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sharpsburg had an population of 341 people. This is an increase of 5.57% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.59% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sharpsburg had a population of 323 people. This makes Sharpsburg the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 323 people, the population of Sharpsburg increased 9.49% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 295 people).

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

Communities Also Named Sharpsburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Sharpsburg - they are located in Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio (3) and Pennsylvania (2).

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

Communities near Sharpsburg ...

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

  • Winchester [Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winchester
    • Winchester [Clark County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Sharpsburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,659 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winchester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winchester<7>
  • Paris [Bourbon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paris
    • Paris [Bourbon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Sharpsburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,719 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paris have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paris
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paris<7>
  • Mount Sterling [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Sterling
    • Mount Sterling [Montgomery County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the south of Sharpsburg
    • 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.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Sterling
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Sterling<7>
  • Flemingsburg [Fleming County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flemingsburg
    • Flemingsburg [Fleming County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Sharpsburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,804 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flemingsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flemingsburg<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Carlisle [Nicholas County]
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      • Carlisle [Nicholas County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Sharpsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,059 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carlisle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carlisle<7>
    • Jeffersonville [Montgomery County]
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      • Jeffersonville [Montgomery County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Sharpsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,755 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jeffersonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jeffersonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jeffersonville<7>
    • Owingsville [Bath County]
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      • Owingsville [Bath County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Sharpsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,564 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Owingsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Owingsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Owingsville<7>
    • Camargo [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camargo
      • Camargo [Montgomery County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Sharpsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,151 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camargo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camargo
    • Millersburg [Bourbon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millersburg
      • Millersburg [Bourbon County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Sharpsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 785 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millersburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millersburg<7>
    • North Middletown [Bourbon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Middletown
      • North Middletown [Bourbon County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Sharpsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 650 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Middletown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Middletown

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sharpsburg ...

Looking for more information about Sharpsburg? 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.

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

Adding Sharpsburg to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Kentucky

About Bath County

About Kentucky

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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>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 Sharpsburg.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sharpsburg - 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 Sharpsburg). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Sharpsburg 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sharpsburg) 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 Sharpsburg. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SharpsburgOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sharpsburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2028, Longitude: -83.9288       In this case, the coordinates for Sharpsburg 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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