Letcher County, Kentucky Basics:

Letcher County Kentucky - Government Site

Population: 23,997
Area: 338 square miles
County seat: Whitesburg
Area code(s) in use: 606
Time zone: EST
High school graduate or higher: 73.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.8%
Median household income: $29,532
Persons in poverty: 25.7%
Home ownership rate: 76.1%
Mean travel time to work: 26.1 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Dickenson (VA)  Floyd  Harlan  Knott  Perry  Pike  Wise (VA)  

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Map of the Letcher County area

Our detail map of Letcher County shows the Letcher County, Kentucky boundary lines and other interesting items.

Places in Letcher County, Kentucky

  Airports     show all on map

Appalachian Regional Hospital Heliport, Pine Mountain Aero Heliport, Whitesburg Municipal Airport

  Buildings     show all on map

Careassonne Community Center, Colson Volunteer Fire Department, Cumberland River Volunteer Fire Department, Cumberland River Volunteer Fire Department Station 2, Gordon Volunteer Fire Department, Jenkins Fire Department, Kings Creek Volunteer Fire Department, Letcher Volunteer Fire Department, Mayking Volunteer Fire Department, Neon Volunteer Fire Department, Sandlick Volunteer Fire Department, Whitesburg Fire Department

  Cemeteries     show all on map

Adams Cemetery, Blair Cemetery, Boggs Cemetery, Collins Cemetery, Collins Cemetery, Combs Cemetery, Cook Cemetery, Cook Cemetery, Cornetts Cemetery, Dickson Cemetery, Dixon Cemetery, Gibson Cemetery, Horse Mill Point Cemetery, Isom Cemetery, Ison Cemetery, James D Caudill Cemetery, Lewis Cemetery, Maggard Cemetery, McRoberts Cemetery, Morgan Cemetery, Parsons Cemetery, Pevelton Johnson Cemetery, Potter Cemetery, Riddle Cemetery, Roberts Branch Cemetery, Sam Bentley Cemetery, Smith Cemetery, Sturgill Cemetery, Vanover Cemetery

  Census     show all on map

Isom Census Designated Place, Mayking Census Designated Place, McRoberts Census Designated Place, Millstone Census Designated Place, Payne Gap Census Designated Place

  Churches     show all on map

Alliance Church, Bennett Adams Church, Bethel Church, Big Cowan Church, Blair Branch Church, Camp Branch Chapel, Carbon Glow Church, Cram Creek Church, Dixon Memorial Church, Doty Church, Dry Fork Church, Elizabeth Church, Eolia Church, Four Square Church, Freewill Church (historical), Holy Angels Catholic Church, Hurricane Gap Church, Indian Bottom Church, Indian Bottom Church, Indian Bottom Church, James Memorial Church, Letcher Independence Church, Little Colly Church, Little Rock Baptist Church, Millstone Baptist Church, Moores Chapel, Payne Gap Church, Rockhouse Church, Sandlick Church, Sergeant Church, Thornton Regular Baptist Church, Tolson Branch Church

  Flats     show all on map

Bandmill Bottom

  Gaps     show all on map

Austin Gap, Beaver Gap, Big Lick Gap, Bob Gap, Bryant Gap, Cantrell Gap, Flat Gap, Hall Hill Gap, Hurricane Gap (historical), Indian Creek Gap, Indian Grave Gap, Logan Gap, Osborn Gap, Potter Gap, Potters Gap, Ran Polly Gap, Sandlick Gap, Scuttlehole Gap, Tucker Gap, Turkey Gap

  Hospitals     show all on map

Jenkins Community Hospital, Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital

  Lakes     show all on map

Elk Pond, Fishpond Lake

  Locales     show all on map

Banks (historical), Bastin Railroad Station (historical), Blackey Railroad Station (historical), Camp Begomi, Cenco Railroad Station (historical), Duo Railroad Station (historical), East Jenkins Station (historical), Elco Railroad Station (historical), Kona Railroad Station (historical), Mayking Railroad Station (historical), McRoberts Railroad Station (historical), Pershing Railroad Station (historical), Pine Mountain Lookout, Polly Railroad Station (historical), Smoot Creek Railroad Station (historical), Tayma Railroad Station (historical), The Stock Sale (historical), Ulvah Railroad Station (historical), UZ Railroad Station (historical), Walbot Railroad Station (historical), Whitco Railroad Station (historical)

  Parks     show all on map

Archelous Craft Historical Marker, Francis Gary Powers Historical Marker, Hensley-Pine Mountain Wildlife Management Area, James Caudill Historical Marker, Jenkins Historical Marker, Letcher County Historical Marker, Lieutenant Darwin K Kyle Historical Marker, Lilley Cornett Woods, Pound Gap Historical Marker, Scuttle Hole Gap Road Historical Marker

  Populated Places     show all on map

Adamson, Banks, Beefhide, Bellcraft, Big Cowan (historical), Blackey, Bottom Fork (historical), Burdine, Camp Branch (historical), Carbon Glow, Carcassonne, Colson, Crafts Colly (historical), Craftsville (historical), Cromona, Crown, Day, Deane, Defeated Creek, Democrat, Dongola, Dunham, East Jenkins, Eolia, Ermine, Farraday, Fleming, Fleming-Neon, Flint, Gaskill, Gilley, Gordon, Hallie, Haymond, Head of Linefork (historical), Hemphill, Hot Spot, Hubert (historical), Ice, Indian Bottom (historical), Isom, Jenkins, Jeremiah, Kingdom Come (historical), Kings Creek, Kona, Letcher, Lick Fork (historical), Line Fork (historical), Linefork, Little Colly (historical), Lower Cumberland (historical), Lucastown, Marlowe, Marshal Branch (historical), Mayking, McRoberts, Millstone, Milton (historical), Neon, Neon Junction, Oscaloosa, Oven Fork, Partridge, Payne Gap, Polly, Potters Fork, Red Star (historical), Roxana, Sackett, Seco, Sergent, Skyline, Smoot Creek (historical), Southdown, Thornton, Thornton Gap, Tillie, Tolliver Town, Turkey Creek (historical), Ulvah, Upper Cumberland (historical), Van, West Whitesburg (historical), Whitaker, Whitco, Whitesburg

  Post Offices     show all on map

Adams Post Office (historical), Alice Post Office (historical), Arch Post Office (historical), Arminta Post Office (historical), Arthur Post Office (historical), Baker Post Office (historical), Bear Branch Post Office (historical), Beefhide Post Office (historical), Beefork Post Office (historical), Bentley Post Office (historical), Betze Post Office (historical), Bilvia Post Office (historical), Blackey Post Office (historical), Bluefield Post Office (historical), Burdine Post Office (historical), Cap Post Office (historical), Cap Post Office (historical), Cape Post Office (historical), Careassone Post Office (historical), Chestnut Hill Post Office (historical), Chip Post Office (historical), Collie Post Office (historical), Colly Post Office (historical), Colson Post Office (historical), Connetts Post Office (historical), Coralee Post Office (historical), Craftsville Post Office (historical), Cromona Post Office, Crown Post Office (historical), Cumming Post Office (historical), David Post Office (historical), Day Post Office (historical), Deane Post Office, Defeated Creek Post Office (historical), Dongola Post Office (historical), Dunham Post Office (historical), Effie Post Office (historical), Eolia Post Office, Ermine Post Office, Extra Post Office (historical), Fall Post Office (historical), Field Post Office (historical), Fishpond Post Office (historical), Fleming Post Office (historical), Flint Post Office (historical), Gander Post Office (historical), Gilley Post Office (historical), Gordon Post Office (historical), Gourd Post Office (historical), Grouse Post Office (historical), Hallie Post Office, Hillird Post Office (historical), Holbrook Post Office (historical), Horn Post Office (historical), Hot Spot Premium Post Office, Ice Post Office (historical), Indian Bottom Post Office (historical), Isom Post Office, Jenkins Post Office, Jeremiah Post Office, Joseph Post Office (historical), Josie Post Office (historical), King Creek Post Office (historical), Kona Post Office (historical), Lester Post Office (historical), Letcher Post Office (historical), Lewis Creek Post Office (historical), Lima Post Office (historical), Line Fork Post Office, Lucas Post Office (historical), Lusk Post Office (historical), Maggard Post Office (historical), Maggard Post Office (historical), Mandrake Post Office (historical), Mayking Post Office (historical), McRoberts Post Office, Meade Post Office (historical), Millstone Post Office (historical), Moss Post Office (historical), Neon Post Office (historical), Oven Fork Post Office (historical), Pardridhe Post Office (historical), Partride Post Office, Payne Gap Post Office (historical), Potters Fork Post Office (historical), Razor Blade Post Office (historical), Rockhouse Post Office (historical), Salt Creek Post Office (historical), Sandlick Post Office (historical), Sergeant Post Office (historical), Skyline Post Office (historical), Smoot Creek Post Office (historical), South East Coal Company Post Office, Southdown Post Office (historical), Thornton Post Office (historical), Tillie Post Office (historical), Tillie Post Office (historical), Tocsin Post Office (historical), Tyra Post Office (historical), Ulvah Post Office (historical), Ulvah Post Office (historical), UZ Post Office (historical), Van Post Office (historical), Veen Post Office (historical), Vilas Post Office (historical), Whitco Post Office (historical), Whitco Post Office (historical), Wright Post Office (historical)

  Reservoirs     show all on map

Elkhorn Lake, Lake Tom, Snake Valley Lake

  Ridges     show all on map

Barn Ridge, Big Fork Ridge, Little Fork Ridge, River Ridge, Sams Ridge, Sams Ridge

  Schools     show all on map

Barking School, Bear Branch School, Beaverdam School (historical), Big Branch School, Big Branch School (historical), Blackey School, Blair Branch School, Bluefield School (historical), Bottom Fork School (historical), Bull Creek School, Calvary College, Camp Branch School (historical), Campbell Branch School, Carbon Glow School (historical), Cedar Grove School, Colliers Creek School, Colson School (historical), Colsons School (historical), Cow Branch School (historical), Cowan Elementary School (historical), Cram Creek School, Day School, Deane School Number Five (historical), Defeated Creek School, Dixon School (historical), Doty School, Elk Creek School (historical), Eolia School (historical), Fishpond School (historical), Franks Creek School, Haymond School, Haymond School (historical), Hot Spot School (historical), Hurricane Gap School, Ingram Creek School, Jeremiah School, Johns Fork School, Kingdom Come Creek School, Kingdom Come School, Letcher County High School, Lewis Creek School, Line Fork School, Little Creek School (historical), Little Leatherwood School, Lower Crafts Colly School (historical), Lower Kings Creek School, Lower Millstone School (historical), Maggard School, Marlowe School (historical), Marshal Branch School (historical), Mary Jane Potter School, Mayking School (historical), Middle Colly School (historical), Middle Cowan Creek School, Middle Dry Fork School (historical), Middle Millstone School (historical), Mill Branch School, Mouth of Daniel School (historical), Oven Fork School, Parsons School, Payne Gap School (historical), Pert Creek School, Pine Creek School (historical), Pine Creek School (historical), Pine Grove School (historical), Potters Fork School (historical), Saint George School (historical), School Number Five (historical), School Number Four (historical), School Number Nine (historical), School Number Nine (historical), School Number One (historical), School Number One (historical), School Number Seven (historical), School Number Seven (historical), School Number Six (historical), School Number Three (historical), School Number Two (historical), Sergeant School (historical), Smoot Creek School (historical), Thomas School, Thornton Gap School (historical), Thornton School (historical), Thorton Gap School (historical), Tolliver School (historical), Tolson School, Turkey Creek School, Ulvah School Number Nine (historical), Upper Colly School (historical), Upper Cumberland School, Upper Dry Fork School, Upper Kings Creek School, Upper Millstone School (historical), Uz School, Whitaker School

  Streams     show all on map

Abner Branch, Adams Branch, Allen Branch, Andy Branch, Andy Branch, Appletree Branch, Archies Branch, Bad Branch, Barkcamp Branch, Barkcamp Branch, Barlow Branch, Barlow Branch, Bartesta Branch, Bates Fork, Bear Branch, Bear Branch, Bear Branch, Beaverdam Branch, Bee Branch, Bee Tree Branch, Beetree Branch, Bens Branch, Big Bottom Branch, Big Branch, Big Branch, Big Branch, Big Eli Branch, Bill Harris Branch, Bill Moore Branch, Blair Branch, Blair Branch, Bo Fork, Boone Fork, Bottom Fork, Bottom Fork, Brown Branch, Brown Branch, Buck Branch, Buck Creek, Bunker Branch, Camp Branch, Camp Branch, Camp Fork, Campbell Branch, Cane Branch, Cane Fork, Carrion Branch, Caudill Creek, Chopping Branch, Cliff Branch, Coal Branch, Cole Fork, Colliers Creek, Combs Branch, Company Branch, Coon Branch, Cornetts Branch, Cottonpatch Branch, Cow Branch, Cowan Branch, Cowan Creek, Crafts Colly Creek, Craiger Branch, Cram Creek, Crases Branch, Daniels Branch, Day Branch, Day-Long Branch, Deadening Branch, Deadening Branch, Defeated Creek, Dick Branch, Doty Creek, Dry Fork, Dry Fork, Elk Creek, Elkhorn Branch, Elkins Branch, Fairchild Branch, Fishpond Branch, Flintfield Branch, Franklin Branch, Franks Creek, Frazier Branch, Friday Branch, Fugate Branch, Gap Branch, Garner Creek, Gibson Branch, Grapevine Branch, Grassy Fork, Grays Branch, Grays Branch, Hammonds Branch, Hampton Branch, Hayes Branch, Henry Maggard Branch, Holcomb Branch, Hollybush Branch, Horseshoe Branch, Hurricane Branch, Ike Branch, Indian Branch, Indian Creek, Ingram Branch, Ingram Creek, Island Branch, Jakes Creek, Jenkins Branch, Jim Hogg Branch, Joe Day Branch, Joes Branch, Johns Fork, Johnson Branch, Johnson House Branch, Kingdom Come Creek, Kings Creek, Koyle Branch, Laurel Branch, Laurel Fork, Laurelpatch Branch, Left Fork Bates Fork, Left Fork Koyle Branch, Left Fork Millstone Creek, Lewis Creek, Lick Branch, Lick Branch, Lick Branch, Lick Fork, Licking Rock Branch, Line Fork, Little Colly Creek, Little Cowan Creek, Little Creek, Little Dry Fork, Little Elkhorn Creek, Little Fork, Little Joe Day Branch, Little Laurelpatch Branch, Little Potter Branch, Long Branch, Long Branch, Long Branch, Long Branch, Long Branch, Long Branch, Looney Branch, Loves Branch, Low Gap Branch, Low Gap Fork, Lower Appletree Branch, Lower Gap Branch, Lower Lick Fork, Lucky Branch, Lynn Branch, Maggard Branch, Mare Branch, McPeak Branch, Meadow Branch, Meadow Fork, Meadow Fork, Middle Fork Beefhide Creek, Mill Branch, Mill Creek, Millstone Branch, Millstone Creek, Muddy Branch, Muriel Branch, Mussel White Branch, Ned Branch, Oldhouse Branch, Oldhouse Branch, Orchard Branch, Ovenfork Branch, Owens Cabin Branch, Pacies Branch, Perkins Branch, Persimmon Branch, Pert Creek, Pigeon Fork, Pine Branch, Pine Creek, Pitcher Branch, Polly Branch, Potter Fork, Pratts Branch, Presley House Branch, Quillen Fork, Raleigh Fork, Ramey Fork, Razorblade Branch, Rhoades Branch, Right Fork Doty Creek, Right Fork Millstone Creek, Road Fork, Road Fork, Roberts Branch, Roberts Branch, Rockhouse Creek, Saltlick Branch, Sandlick Creek, Schuler Branch, Scotts Branch, She Fork, Shipley Branch, Shop Branch, Slick Rock Branch, Slipfield Branch, Smith Creek, Smoot Creek, Solomon Branch, South Fork Collier Creek, Sparkman Branch, Spicewood Branch, Spring Branch, Spring Branch, Staggerweed Branch, Stampers Branch, Stevens Fork, Sturgill Branch, Sugar Branch, Sumpter Branch, Talent Branch, Thicket Branch, Thompson Branch, Thornton Creek, Tolby Branch, Tolson Branch, Tom Biggs Branch, Trace Branch, Trace Fork, Trace Fork, Trace Fork, Turkey Creek, Upper Lick Fork, Valley Branch, Walters Branch, Webb Branch, Webb Branch, Whitaker Branch, Whitaker Branch, Wilson Branch, Win Branch, Wolfpen Branch, Wolfpen Branch, Wright Fork, Wright Fork, Yellowhouse Branch, Yonts Fork

  Summits     show all on map

Apple Rock, Bandmill Hill, Boone Mountain, Dikson Mountain, Gamblers Rock, Halls Butt, High Rock, Hurricane Gap Mountain

  Towers     show all on map

Bright Tower, WIFX-FM (Jenkins), WMMT-FM (Whitesburg), WNKY-AM (Neon), WTCW-AM (Whitesburg), WXKQ-FM (Whitesburg)

  Trails     show all on map

Pine Mountain Trail

  Tunnels     show all on map

Pine Mountain Tunnel

  Valleys     show all on map

Back Hollow, Bentley Hollow, Big Hollow, Big John Hollow, Cane Hollow, Cook Hollow, Linzy Hollow, Loggy Hollow, Low Gap Hollow, Poplar Log Hollow,

Letcher County, Kentucky Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhiteLetcher County White population 23,68523,685  
MixedLetcher County Mixed population 120119
American IndianLetcher County American Indian population 4847
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderLetcher County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 00

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