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Pikeville is a city in Pike County.
Pikeville is in the Eastern Coal Field region.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for explorer Zebulon M. Pike
The latitude of Pikeville is 37.479N. The longitude is -82.518W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 679 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,286.
A nearby peak called Duty's Knob was the reputed hideout of Gen. John Hunt Morgan's Confederate raiders
Sections below provide additional information and links about Pikeville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Pike County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 41501 ZIP code.
8% of Pikeville residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pikeville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pikeville was $21,426, compared with $21,587 nationally.
26% of Pikeville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Pikeville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $319. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,084.
Libraries in Pikeville include Pike County Public Library District ... View libraries
Newspapers in Pikeville include Appalachian News-Express
TV stations in Pikeville include WKPI.
Pike County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pikeville political report.
The average commute time for Pikeville workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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