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Welcome to Uniontown ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Uniontown has a population of 933 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Uniontown is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

The ZIP code for Uniontown: 42461<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Uniontown had an population of 933 people. This is a decrease of 6.89% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.31% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Uniontown had a population of 1,002 people (which is 6.68% of the total population of Union County). This makes Uniontown the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Uniontown represents 0.02% of the total population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 203rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,002 people, the population of Uniontown decreased 5.83% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,064 people).

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

Communities Also Named Uniontown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 30 communities that are also named Uniontown - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana (2), Kansas (5), Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio (4), Oklahoma, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (6), Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Uniontown ...

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

  • Henderson [Henderson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henderson
    • Henderson [Henderson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Uniontown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,974 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henderson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Henderson<7>
  • Mount Vernon [Posey County]
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    • Mount Vernon [Posey County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Uniontown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,426 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Vernon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Vernon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Vernon<7>
  • Morganfield [Union County]
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    • Morganfield [Union County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the south of Uniontown
    • 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>
  • Sturgis [Union County]
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    • Sturgis [Union County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Uniontown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,792 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sturgis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sturgis<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Shawneetown [Gallatin County]
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      • Shawneetown [Gallatin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Uniontown
      • 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>
    • Ridgway [Gallatin County]
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      • Ridgway [Gallatin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Uniontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 742 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgway<7>
    • Corydon [Henderson County]
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      • Corydon [Henderson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Uniontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 685 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corydon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corydon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corydon<7>
    • New Haven [Gallatin County]
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      • New Haven [Gallatin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Uniontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 377 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Haven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Haven
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Haven<7>
    • Waverly [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waverly
      • Waverly [Union County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Uniontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 291 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waverly
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waverly<7>
    • Old Shawneetown [Gallatin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old Shawneetown
      • Old Shawneetown [Gallatin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Uniontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 164 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Old Shawneetown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Shawneetown

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Uniontown ...

Looking for more information about Uniontown? 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 Uniontown, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Uniontown.

Adding Uniontown to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Uniontown 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 Uniontown was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found Uniontown in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Cities, Towns and Villages of Kentucky

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Uniontown. 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 Uniontown.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Uniontown - 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 Uniontown). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Uniontown 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- Uniontown) 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 Uniontown. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from UniontownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Uniontown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7741, Longitude: -87.9326       In this case, the coordinates for Uniontown 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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