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Some of the cities, towns, and places in Pike County are Ashcamp, Beefhide, Belcher, Belfry, Broad Bottom, Canada, Cedarville, Coal Run Village, Dorton, Elkhorn City, Fedscreek, Fords Branch, Freeburn, Garden Village, Hellier, Jonancy, Kimper, Lick Creek, McCarr, Mouthcard, Phelps, Phyllis, Pikeville, Raccoon, Shelbiana, Sidney, South Williamson, Stone, Stopover, Varney, Virgie

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Pike County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 65,024. Its county seat is Pikeville. The county was founded in 1821.Pike is Kentucky's easternmost county; it is also the state's largest county in terms of land area. Pike County is the 11th largest county in Kentucky in terms of population preceded by Bullitt County and followed by Christian County. Pike County is Kentucky's third largest banking center, with financial institutions and holding companies having more than $1 billion in assets. In the five years spanning 1995–2000, personal income increased by 28%, and the county's per capita income exceeded the national and state average growth rates of the past decade. Pike County is the seventy-first Kentucky county in order of creation. With regard to the sale of alcohol, it is classified as a moist county—a county in which alcohol sales are prohibited (a dry county), but containing a "wet" city, in this case three cities: Pikeville, Elkhorn City, and Coal Run Village, where package alcohol sales are allowed.