Beefhide, Kentucky

Unincorporated community

Location within the state of Kentucky

Coordinates: 37°14′23″N 82°37′39″W / 37.23972°N 82.62750°W / 37.23972; -82.62750Coordinates: 37°14′23″N 82°37′39″W / 37.23972°N 82.62750°W / 37.23972; -82.62750
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Letcher and Pike
Elevation 1,214 ft (370 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
  Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 507483[1]

Beefhide is an unincorporated community spanning across a county line between Letcher County and Pike County, Kentucky, United States. Beefhide had a post office from 1901 to 1956.[2]

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)))[2] is in Pike County, Kentucky and the populated place location per GNIS [3] 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))).[4]


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