Cities in Pike County, Kentucky by Population (2024)

There are 12 cities in Pike County, Kentucky.

Note: As defined by the US Census Bureau, a city's official boundaries often extend miles beyond the city itself and may even cross county lines. As such, several thousand US cities officially exist in two or more counties (and therefore appear on multiple counties' lists of cities.)

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City
Rank
State
2024 Population
2020 Census
Annual Change
Density (mi²)
Area (mi²)
Pikeville1Kentucky7,3407,728-1.3%35320.76
Jenkins2Kentucky1,7561,895-1.95%1998.85
Coal Run Village3Kentucky1,5791,661-1.31%1808.75
Elkhorn City4Kentucky9641,032-1.73%1237.83
Betsy Layne5Kentucky6916332.22%3821.81
Virgie6Kentucky6263429.06%6111.02
Phelps7Kentucky444448-0.22%567.99
McCarr8Kentucky2622204.38%1,0690.24
South Williamson9Kentucky259516-17.25%1311.97
Belfry10Kentucky2572614.9%3560.72
Freeburn11Kentucky02650%01.21
Payne Gap12Kentucky05880%02.30

Note: City markers shown outside the county boundary mean that a part of the city extends into this county, but is primarily located in an adjacent county.

What is the largest city in Pike County, Kentucky?

Pikeville is the largest city in Pike County.

What is the smallest city in Pike County, Kentucky?

Payne Gap is the smallest city in Pike County.

How many cities are in Pike County?

There are 12 cities in Pike County, Kentucky.

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