Stopover, Kentucky facts for kids
Route 194 in Stopover
|Elevation||1,109 ft (338 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||509142|
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.
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.
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