|— City —|
|Nickname(s): "Star City of Eastern Kentucky"|
|Established||January 2, 1818|
|Incorporated||March 9, 1867|
|• Mayor||Jerry Fannin|
|• Total||11.1 sq mi (28.7 km2)|
|• Land||10.9 sq mi (28.2 km2)|
|• Water||0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)|
|Elevation||633 ft (193 m)|
|• Density||332.2/sq mi (128.3/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||0501307|
Prestonsburg is a city in the United States. It is the county seat of Floyd County in the state of Kentucky. It is in the Eastern part of Kentucky. Prestonburg is on the bank of the Big Sandy River. The town was founded in 1797 by Colonel John Preston, Solomon Stratton, Matthias Harman, and Andrew Hood. The town was named after Colonel Preston. In 2000, there were 3,255 people living in the city.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.