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Country United States
State Kentucky
County Letcher and Pike
1,214 ft (370 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS feature ID 507483

Beefhide is an unincorporated community spanning across a county line between Letcher County and Pike County, Kentucky, United States.


A post office was established at Beefhide in 1901, and remained in operation until 1956. The community takes its name from nearby Beefhide Creek.


Beefhide is located along Beefhide Creek which runs east and north out of Letcher County, into Pike County. The post office location per GNIS (37°14′12″N 82°38′09″W / 37.2367436°N 82.6357730°W / 37.2367436; -82.6357730 (Beefhide Post Office (historical))) is in Pike County, Kentucky and the populated place location per GNIS is in both Letcher County and Pike County (37°14′23″N 82°37′39″W / 37.2398277°N 82.6273777°W / 37.2398277; -82.6273777 (Beefhide (map: Jenkins West)) and 37°14′29″N 82°37′19″W / 37.2414945°N 82.6218220°W / 37.2414945; -82.6218220 (Beefhide (map: Jenkins East))).

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