William Ramey

William Ramey (HMY6V)

Location: Elkhorn City, KY 41522 Pike County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 18.236', W 82° 21.089'

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William Ramey, born ca. 1782, came from North Carolina. He purchased 200-acre tract near the mouth of Elkhorn Creek in 1816. Served as justice of the peace, sheriff, and commissioner of roads in Pike Co. Acquired thousands of acres by land surveys and county court orders. The founder of Elkhorn City, his descendants still live in the area.
Presented by Elkhorn City Area Heritage Council and Descendants of William Ramey.
HM NumberHMY6V
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker NumberK-2073
Year Placed2001
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 4:20pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 380227 N 4129445
Decimal Degrees37.30393333, -82.35148333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 18.236', W 82° 21.089'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 18' 14.16" N, 82° 21' 5.34" W
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Area Code(s)606
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 210-260 Patty Loveless Dr, Elkhorn City KY 41522, US
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