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The town is home to the Pikeville Cut-Through and Scenic Overlook, purportedly the second largest earth-moving project north of the Panama Canal. It took some 14 years to physically re-route the river and the railroad system to relieve the town from flooding when it was completely underwater 1957-77.

Visitor Centers

Pike County Tourism CVB 831 Hambley Blvd. Pikeville, KY 41502. Phone:(606)432-5063

Self-guiding Tours

A map for a self-guiding driving tour outlining the Hatfield-McCoy feud sites is available at the tourism office. The two families feuded 1863-1891, and the tour highlights some of the places where actual events took place. One of the sites along the tour is the Historic Dills Cemetery, a resting place for several of the McCoy family members as well as the first integrated cemetery in eastern Kentucky.

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