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Auxier, Kentucky
Country  United States
State  Kentucky
County Floyd
Area
 • Total 1.0 sq mi (2.5 km2)
 • Land 0.9 sq mi (2.4 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation
761 ft (232 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 669
 • Density 725/sq mi (280.0/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
41602
FIPS code 21-02764
GNIS feature ID 2629568

Auxier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Floyd County, Kentucky, United States. The 2010 United States Census reported that Auxier's population was 669, of which 661 persons were white and 2 persons were black.

History

Auxier had its start around 1900 as a coal town. The community was named for the local Auxier family.

Geography

Auxier is located along the northern edge of Floyd County, bordered to the south, east, and northeast by the Levisa Fork and to the north by Johnson County. Prestonsburg, the Floyd County seat, is 6 miles (10 km) to the south. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Auxier CDP has a total area of 0.97 square miles (2.5 km2), of which 0.93 square miles (2.4 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km2), or 3.85%, is water.

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