|Elevation||673 ft (205 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||491508|
Three Floyd County Schools are located in Eastern:
- James A. Duff Elementary School
- Allen Central Middle School
- Allen Central High School
A new Floyd Central High School is nearing completion in the community. It will replace both Allen Central High and South Floyd High School, and is expected to open in the fall of 2017. At that time, Allen Central will be converted into a technical education hub for the Floyd County school district.
- Sportscaster Kenny Rice, known nationally for his horse racing reporting, grew up in Eastern.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Eastern, Kentucky
- Meadows, Mary (May 12, 2016). "Floyd Central Construction Ahead of Schedule". Floyd County Chronicle. Prestonsburg, KY. Retrieved October 24, 2016.[permanent dead link]
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