Retire in Pikeville, KY

Livability Score
50
** The AARP Livability Index scores neighborhoods and communities across the U.S. for the services and amenities that impact your life the most.
Total Population
7313
Median Househould Income
37283
Median Age
36.8
65 Years and Over
1085
Median Home Value
170300
Unemployed
184
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. The Blue Raven

It's hard for me to comprehend how Cap'n D's and Subway could get 5-star reviews, while The Blue Raven gets only 4. I hope this 5-star review will help lift...

2. Roasted Coffee & Cafe

Super cute, original coffee house! I loved the rustic, low key atmosphere and the girls at the counter were so friendly and helpful. I had the Main Street...

3. Pig In A Poke

I came in with a huge party, and the staff was surprisingly efficient! The waiters and waitresses came out immediately with appetizers, and made sure to...

4. Peking Chinese Restaurant

This is the restaurant I meant to review recently but I mixed it up with a place in Prestonville. I love the Peking Chinese Restaurant in Pikeville. I think...

5. El Azul Grande

I'm a native of Pikeville and although I no longer live there, I visit relatively often to see family & help out at the Big Sandy Heritage Center. I've been...

Golf
1. Twisted Gun

I am not sure the average Yelper is going to make it this deep into the WV mountains to play golf but this course is pretty darn nice. They took an old...

2. Raven Rock Golf Course

Nice course. Five tees to choose from. Forward tees are great. Club sandwich is fabulous, very cordial staff. Nice place to play, reasonable prices and...

Active
1. Lilley Cornett Woods

This forest is a true gem for anyone who wants a glimpse of what the mountains of Kentucky used to be. Half the 500-plus acres is designated old growth...

2. Breaks Interstate Park

You want room 125 in the Catawba lodge Trust me. Pack your breakfast with you, there's a fridge in the room. Didn't eat at the lodge (not open weekdays...

3. Paintsville Lake State Park Campground

Nice campsites, beautiful lake, extremely friendly and helpful staff. Very clean with nice facilities. Great for families...2 playgrounds, basketball...

4. Evolation Yoga

What a great place to practice yoga! Brand new studio, great teachers, wonderful hot and warm Bikram classes, flow yoga and Yin stretching. I am totally...

5. Hatfield-McCoy Marathon

Just completed the 2013 Hatfield-McCoy marathon on Saturday, 06/08/2013. This was state #36 on my personal quest to run 50 states from Hawaii. With 14 more...

Arts
1. Loretta Lynn Homeplace

Trip to Butcher Hollow last year sometime. By the photos I am going to assume when we went home for Thanksgiving last year. This is located in Van Lear, KY,...

2. Museum & Park-Bobby Davis

This museum has some of the most lovely, quaint little pieces saved from Hazard in the olden days. Some of it is interactive, there's a dinner bell you can...

3. Appalachian Artisan Ctr

This Appalachian Artisan Center (Gallery) has lots of local and traditional crafts on display and for sale. I don't have much experience with other...

4. Gatti's Pizza

I would often go there at Gati's every now and then when I am in Pikeville because there are the reasons that I keeps going there and that would be because...

5. Kentucky Appalachian Artisan Ctr

Delicious and fresh cafe menu, super friendly staff and the items in the gallery offer an awesome variety of the areas local artisans.

Shopping
1. Art & Gift Shop

Great find!!!! Such cute gifts, cards, women and children's clothing!!! The town is small but this shop is the diamond in the hills I was hoping for. I was...

2. Red Room Boutique

What an awesome store! Don't let the location fool you, this is a high end store filled with great variety and great sales on quality clothing, Brighton...

3. Page 3's Gamezone

After 20 years of living in Southeast kentucky I decided to go to page 3 for the first time. I was blown away by the vast selection of video games, board...

4. Sears Hometown Store

Recently we bought a lawnmower online and chose store pick up. The product is great so far, but the pick up system at least from this store sucks. What is...

5. Johnson's Home & Garden

This is a unique store with everything you need for your garden, tool rentals, UHAUL trucks, and gifts for the home such as Harley Davidson, knives,...

Health
1. Hale Anita DMD

Dr. Hale is a superb dentist. She is so very caring, yet professional. She takes the time needed to do a wonderful job, and still manages to keep patients...

2. ABC Family Chiropractic

Dr. DeWire is knowledgable and provides pain-free alignments. He is excellent in fielding the underlying reasons for your not feeling your best. If you are...

3. Hope Family Medical Center

The doctors and staff are wonderful. Very helpful and friendly. The lobby has been recently remodeled which was long over due. The waiting rooms are alway...

5. McCoy Dental

The staff was so nice! Dr McCoy was great! I went in for what I considered a dental emergency...they went above & beyond what I expected. Anyone looking...

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