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Welcome to Wheelwright ...
The location of Wheelwright has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Wheelwright was established in 1916.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Wheelwright has a population of 496 people<3> (see below for details).
The community of Wheelwright is 1,270 feet [387 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Wheelwright lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Wheelwright is within the boundaries of the (606) area code.
The ZIP code for Wheelwright: 41669<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wheelwright had an population of 496 people. This is a decrease of 36.41% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 52.4% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Wheelwright had a population of 780 people. This makes Wheelwright the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Wheelwright represents 0.02% of the population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 239th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 780 people, the population of Wheelwright decreased 25.14% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,042 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Wheelwright.
Communities Also Named Wheelwright ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Wheelwright - they are located in Massachusetts and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Wheelwright.
Communities near Wheelwright ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Wheelwright.
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 Wheelwright. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wheelwright.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Wheelwright. 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 Wheelwright.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wheelwright. See our Newspapers Page for Wheelwright.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wheelwright ...
Looking for more information about Wheelwright? 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 Wheelwright, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Wheelwright.
Adding Wheelwright to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Wheelwright in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Wheelwright was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Wheelwright on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Kentucky (1956).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Wheelwright.
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Nov 2023