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Welcome to Stanton ...

The city of Stanton is located in Powell County<1> and is the County Seat for Powell County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Stanton has a population of 2,697 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Stanton is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Stanton, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Stanton is located in the (606) area code.

The ZIP code for Stanton: 40380<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Stanton had an population of 2,697 people. This is a decrease of 1.32% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.96% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Stanton had a population of 2,733 people (which is 21.67% of the total population of Powell County). This makes Stanton the county's most populous community.

The population of Stanton represents 0.06% of the total population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 110th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,733 people, the population of Stanton decreased 9.77% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,029 people).

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

Communities Also Named Stanton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 32 communities that are also named Stanton - they are located in Alabama, Arizona (2), California, Delaware, Florida, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas (5), Louisiana (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska (2), New Jersey, North Dakota, Northwest Territories, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Stanton ...

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

  • Mount Sterling [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Sterling
    • Mount Sterling [Montgomery County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Stanton
    • 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>
  • Irvine [Estill County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irvine
    • Irvine [Estill County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Stanton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,289 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irvine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irvine
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irvine<7>
  • Jeffersonville [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jeffersonville
    • Jeffersonville [Montgomery County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of Stanton
    • 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>
  • Camargo [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camargo
    • Camargo [Montgomery County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Stanton
    • 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
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ravenna [Estill County]
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      • Ravenna [Estill County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Stanton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 557 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ravenna have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ravenna
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ravenna<7>
    • Frenchburg [Menifee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frenchburg
      • Frenchburg [Menifee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Stanton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 547 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frenchburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frenchburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frenchburg<7>
    • Campton [Wolfe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Campton
      • Campton [Wolfe County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Stanton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 417 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Campton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Campton<7>
    • Black Creek [Powell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Black Creek
      • Black Creek [Powell County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Stanton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Black Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Black Creek
    • Knowlton [Powell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knowlton
      • Knowlton [Powell County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the south of Stanton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Knowlton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knowlton
    • Vaughns Mill [Powell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vaughns Mill
      • Vaughns Mill [Powell County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Stanton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vaughns Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vaughns Mill

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Stanton. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Stanton.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Stanton ...

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

Adding Stanton to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Stanton. 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 Powell, 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 Stanton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Stanton - 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 Stanton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Stanton 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Stanton) 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 Stanton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from StantonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stanton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8484, Longitude: -83.8577       In this case, the coordinates for Stanton 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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