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Prestonsburg is a city in Floyd County.
Prestonsburg is in the Eastern Coal Field region.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for John Preston, landholder.
The latitude of Prestonsburg is 37.665N. The longitude is -82.771W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 633 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,677.
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11% of Prestonsburg residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Prestonsburg ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Prestonsburg was $18,013, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Prestonsburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Prestonsburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $209. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $968.
Libraries in Prestonsburg include Floyd County Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Prestonsburg include Floyd County Times
Floyd County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Prestonsburg political report.
The average commute time for Prestonsburg workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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