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Betsy Layne, Kentucky
U.S. 23 in Betsy Layne
U.S. 23 in Betsy Layne
Betsy Layne, Kentucky is located in Kentucky
Betsy Layne, Kentucky
Betsy Layne, Kentucky
Location in Kentucky
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Floyd
Settled 1875
 • Total 1.83 sq mi (4.75 km2)
 • Land 1.81 sq mi (4.68 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.07 km2)
650 ft (200 m)
 • Total 651
 • Density 360.07/sq mi (138.99/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
FIPS code 21-06220
GNIS feature ID 487043

Betsy Layne is a census-designated place (CDP) and coal town in Floyd County, Kentucky, United States. It was established in 1875 along the Levisa Fork. The post office opened on May 1, 1908, with Clayton S. Hitchins as postmaster. Its ZIP code is 41605. The 2010 census reported the population to be 688. Stage actress Bette Henritze (born 1924) is a native of Betsy Layne.

Betsy Layne is located along the eastern border of Floyd County at 37°33′05″N 82°38′01″W / 37.55139°N 82.63361°W / 37.55139; -82.63361 (37.5514880, -82.6334884) and at an elevation of 650 ft (198 m). It is bordered to the east by Pike County. U.S. Route 23 passes through the community, leading northwest 13 miles (21 km) to Prestonsburg and southeast 12 miles (19 km) to Pikeville.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2020 651
U.S. Decennial Census

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