Betsy Layne, Kentucky
|Betsy Layne, Kentucky|
U.S. 23 in Betsy Layne
|• Total||1.84 sq mi (4.76 km2)|
|• Land||1.81 sq mi (4.69 km2)|
|• Water||0.03 sq mi (0.07 km2)|
|Elevation||650 ft (200 m)|
|• Density||380/sq mi (146.8/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||487043|
Betsy Layne is a census-designated place (CDP) and coal town in Floyd County, Kentucky, United States. It was established in 1875 along the Levisa Fork. The post office opened on May 1, 1908, with Clayton L. Hitchins as postmaster. Its ZIP code is 41605. The 2010 census reported the population to be 688. Stage actress Bette Henritze (born 1924) is a native of Betsy Layne.
Betsy Layne is located along the eastern border of Floyd County at  It is bordered to the east by Pike County. U.S. Route 23 passes through the community, leading northwest 13 miles (21 km) to Prestonsburg and southeast 12 miles (19 km) to Pikeville.(37.5514880, -82.6334884) and at an elevation of 650 ft (198 m).
- Rennick, Robert M. (1988). "Place Names". Kentucky Place Names. Lexington, Kentucky: The University Press of Kentucky. ISBN 0-8131-0179-4. Retrieved on 2010-12-06
- "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001), Betsy Layne CDP, Kentucky". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved May 23, 2016.
- "Betsy Layne, Kentucky". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved on 2010-12-06
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