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Pike County, Kentucky

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  • Randolph "Randall" McCoy Sr., (CSA) (1825 - 1914)
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  • William B. Bracken, (USA) (1841 - 1921)
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  • John W. Steele, (CSA) (1825 - 1865)
    . John Steele , born March 25, 1825 in Tazewell County, Virginia3; died Abt. 1865 in Richmond. Virginia, shortly after discharge from Pt. Lookout, Maryland Prisoner of War Camp. He was the son of 16. R...
  • Rev. Davidson W. Ross (1831 - 1893)
    Rev Davidson W. Ross BIRTH 6 Jan 1831 Pike County, Kentucky, USA DEATH 1 Apr 1893 (aged 62) Roane County, West Virginia, USA BURIAL Ogden Cemetery Uler, Roane County, West VirginiaDavidson and Nancy R...

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The county was founded in 1821 and was named for General Zebulon Pike, the explorer who discovered Pikes Peak. Between 1860 and 1891 the Hatfield-McCoy feud raged in Pike and in bordering Mingo County, West Virginia.

Adjacent Counties

Cities & Communities

Ashcamp | Beefhide (part) | Belcher | Belfry | Broad Bottom | Canada | Cedarville | Coal Run Village | Dorton | Elkhorn City | Feds Creek | Fords Branch | Freeburn | Garden Village | Hellier | Jonancy | Kimper | Lick Creek | McCarr | Mouthcard | Phelps | Phyllis | Pikeville (County Seat) | Raccoon | Shelbiana | Sidney | South Williamson | Stone | Stopover | Varney | Virgie



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