Oneida, Kentucky

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Census-designated place (CDP)
Buildings along River Street
Buildings along River Street
Oneida is located in Kentucky
Location within the state of Kentucky
Oneida is located in the US
Oneida (the US)
Coordinates: 37°16′10″N 83°38′57″W / 37.26944°N 83.64917°W / 37.26944; -83.64917Coordinates: 37°16′10″N 83°38′57″W / 37.26944°N 83.64917°W / 37.26944; -83.64917
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Clay
 • Total 2.096 sq mi (5.43 km2)
 • Land 2.043 sq mi (5.29 km2)
 • Water 0.053 sq mi (0.14 km2)
Elevation 778 ft (237 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 410
 • Density 200/sq mi (76/km2)
Time zone Eastern Time Zone (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EST (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 514357[3]

Oneida is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Clay County, Kentucky, United States. Its population was 410 at the 2010 census.[2] It is the home of Oneida Baptist Institute, World Animal Foundation and Monkey Hollow Wildlife Sanctuary. Goose Creek and the Red Bird River confluence to form the South Fork of the Kentucky River a few hundred yards from the center of the town.

The major road that leads from the center of town to the Leslie County line is called "Bullskin".


The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Oneida has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[4]


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