Eastern, Kentucky

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Eastern, Kentucky
Unincorporated community
Eastern is located in Kentucky
Location within the state of Kentucky
Eastern is located in the US
Eastern (the US)
Coordinates: 37°31′01″N 82°48′22″W / 37.51694°N 82.80611°W / 37.51694; -82.80611Coordinates: 37°31′01″N 82°48′22″W / 37.51694°N 82.80611°W / 37.51694; -82.80611
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Floyd
Elevation 673 ft (205 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 41622
Area code(s) 606
GNIS feature ID 491508[1]

Eastern is an unincorporated community located in Floyd County, Kentucky, United States.


Three Floyd County Schools are located in Eastern:

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.[2]

Notable people[edit]

  • Sportscaster Kenny Rice, known nationally for his horse racing reporting, grew up in Eastern.