Jenkins Letcher County, Kentucky

Jenkins: City in Kentucky

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Location of Jenkins on Kentucky map.

About

Jenkins is a city located in the county of Letcher in the U.S. state of Kentucky. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,203 and a population density of 93 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,895 inhabitants.

The city was created 109 years ago in 1911.

Jenkins post office 41537 image
Jenkins post office 41537
Jenkins post office 41537 image

Geography

Jenkins is located at 37°10'24"N 82°37'52"W (37.1734400, -82.6309900).

Jenkins map

Weather

Jenkins forecast: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Northwest wind around 5 mph. more

Jenkins Quick Facts

Population : 1,895 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
County : Letcher County
Postal code : 41537
Phone Area Codes : 606
Area : 23.68 km2
Altitude : 1,539 feet / 469 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1912 (109 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 14:16:54 (22nd October 2021)
Density : 80 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -16.25% (2010-2020)
Weather : 57℉ Mostly Cloudy 7-days weather

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Jenkins decreased by 16.25% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,203 - census
2011 2,207 0.18% estimation process
2012 2,170 -1.71% estimation process
2013 2,124 -2.17% estimation process
2014 2,104 -0.95% estimation process
2015 2,074 -1.45% estimation process
2016 2,044 -1.47% estimation process
2017 2,001 -2.15% estimation process
2018 1,955 -2.35% estimation process
2019 1,929 -1.35% estimation process
2020 1,895 -1.79% estimation process

Jenkins zip code is 41537. County name: Letcher, County fips: 21133

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People born in Jenkins (9)

People born in Jenkins, including pilot shot down flying a U-2 spy plane over the Soviet Union Francis Gary Powers, singer Gary Stewart, football player, coach, and college athletics administrator Clay Stapleton, you can see a list of people who born in Jenkins.

  • Darwin K. Kyle (United States Army Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 01/06/1918
  • George Burpo (American baseball player) he was born in 19/06/1922
  • William Miller Drennen (American judge) he was born in 01/03/1914
  • Milt Ticco (American basketball and baseball player) he was born in 22/09/1922
  • Matt Figger
  • Inez Painter McLain she was born in 14/03/1919

Schools in Jenkins

College & universities near Jenkins, KY

Code Name City ZIP
248192 Jenny Lea Academy of Cosmetology Whitesburg (KY) 41858

Post offices near Jenkins

Post Office Name City ZIP
Jenkin Post Office Jenkins (KY) 41537

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Letcher County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Letcher County , KY.

City Name Population Title
Whitesburg 1,813 City in Letcher County, Kentucky, United States of America
Fleming-Neon 610 City in Letcher County, Kentucky
Blackey 141 Human settlement in Letcher County, Kentucky, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Jenkins distances to largest Kentucky cities