Stopover, Kentucky

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Stopover, Kentucky
Unincorporated community
Route 194 in Stopover
Route 194 in Stopover
Stopover, Kentucky is located in Kentucky
Stopover, Kentucky
Stopover, Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°30′57″N 82°05′28″W / 37.51583°N 82.09111°W / 37.51583; -82.09111Coordinates: 37°30′57″N 82°05′28″W / 37.51583°N 82.09111°W / 37.51583; -82.09111
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Pike
Elevation 1,109 ft (338 m)
Population (2011)
 • Total 104
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 41568
Area code(s) 606
GNIS feature ID 509142[1]

Stopover is an unincorporated community in Pike County, Kentucky, United States. It is at the junction of Kentucky Route 194 and Kentucky Route 2062 3.5 miles (5.6 km) east of Phelps. Stopover had a post office with ZIP code 41568.[2]

The town's name came from its first postmaster who also owned the local general store. He would often tell people to "stop over and see" him.

The town, which has a population of 104, is home to a small country store and four churches: Shepard Memorial Presbyterian Church, Stopover Church of God, Stopover Freewill Baptist Church, and Camp Creek Pentecostal Church.

Don Blankenship, former CEO of Massey Energy, was born in Stopover.[3]