Auxier, Kentucky

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Auxier, Kentucky
Auxier is located in Kentucky
Auxier
Auxier
Location in Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°44′41″N 82°46′01″W / 37.74472°N 82.76694°W / 37.74472; -82.76694Coordinates: 37°44′41″N 82°46′01″W / 37.74472°N 82.76694°W / 37.74472; -82.76694
Country United States
State Kentucky
CountyFloyd
Area
 • Total1.0 sq mi (2.5 km2)
 • Land0.9 sq mi (2.4 km2)
 • Water0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation
761 ft (232 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total669
 • Density725/sq mi (280.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
41602
FIPS code21-02764
GNIS feature ID2629568
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Auxier, Kentucky

Auxier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Floyd County, Kentucky, United States.[1] The 2010 United States Census reported that Auxier's population was 669, of which 661 persons were white and 2 persons were black.[2]

History[edit]

Auxier had its start around 1900 as a coal town.[3] The community was named for the local Auxier family.[3]

Geography[edit]

Auxier is located along the northern edge of Floyd County, bordered to the south, east, and northeast by the Levisa Fork and to the north by Johnson County. Prestonsburg, the Floyd County seat, is 6 miles (10 km) to the south. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Auxier CDP has a total area of 0.97 square miles (2.5 km2), of which 0.93 square miles (2.4 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km2), or 3.85%, is water.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Feature Detail Report for: Auxier, Kentucky." USGS. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Auxier, Kentucky Retrieved May 12, 2011.
  2. ^ http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?pid=DEC_10_PL_GCTPL1.ST10&prodType=table 2010 US Census report for Kentucky
  3. ^ a b Rennick, Robert M. (28 August 2013). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 51. ISBN 0-8131-4401-9.
  4. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001), Auxier CDP, Kentucky". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved May 23, 2016.