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Welcome to Sturgis ...

The city of Sturgis is located in Union County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Sturgis has a population of 1,802 people<3> (see below for details).

Sturgis was established in 1886.

The community of Sturgis is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Sturgis lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Sturgis is within the boundaries of the (270) area code.

The ZIP code for Sturgis: 42459<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sturgis had an population of 1,802 people. This is a decrease of 5.06% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.23% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sturgis had a population of 1,898 people (which is 12.65% of the total population of Union County). This makes Sturgis the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Sturgis represents 0.04% of the total population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 148th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,898 people, the population of Sturgis decreased 6.5% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,030 people).

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

Communities Also Named Sturgis ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Sturgis - they are located in Arkansas, Michigan, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan and South Dakota.

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

Communities near Sturgis ...

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

  • Morganfield [Union County]
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    • Morganfield [Union County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Sturgis
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,385 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morganfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morganfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morganfield<7>
  • Providence [Webster County]
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    • Providence [Webster County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Sturgis
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,986 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Providence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Providence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Providence<7>
  • Marion [Crittenden County]
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    • Marion [Crittenden County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Sturgis
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,850 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marion
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion<7>
  • Clay [Webster County]
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    • Clay [Webster County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Sturgis
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,091 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clay have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clay
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clay<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Shawneetown [Gallatin County]
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      • Shawneetown [Gallatin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Sturgis
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,070 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shawneetown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shawneetown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shawneetown<7>
    • Uniontown [Union County]
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      • Uniontown [Union County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Sturgis
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 930 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Uniontown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Uniontown
    • Dixon [Webster County]
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      • Dixon [Webster County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Sturgis
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 877 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dixon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dixon
    • Waverly [Union County]
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      • Waverly [Union County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Sturgis
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 291 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waverly
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waverly<7>
    • Cave-In-Rock [Hardin County]
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      • Cave-In-Rock [Hardin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Sturgis
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 278 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cave-In-Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Cave-In-Rock has also been known as:
      • Cave-In-Rock village
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    • Elizabethtown [Hardin County]
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      • Elizabethtown [Hardin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Sturgis
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 272 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elizabethtown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabethtown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elizabethtown<7>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sturgis. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Sturgis.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sturgis ...

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

Adding Sturgis to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sturgis. 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 Union, 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 Sturgis.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sturgis - 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 Sturgis). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Sturgis 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- Sturgis) 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 Sturgis. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SturgisOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sturgis. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5466, Longitude: -87.9874       In this case, the coordinates for Sturgis 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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