Magoffin, KY Center


Email: gro.e1596889033mohps1596889033a@nif1596889033fogaM1596889033YK1596889033

Physical Address:  Herald Whitaker Middle School. 201 Hornet Dr. Salyersville, KY 41465  (map)


Center Information

Sleeping Quarters: Two-sided, air conditioned balcony over the gym.  You will need to bring air mattresses or cots, pillows and sleeping bags. There will be overflow sleeping quarters in classrooms.

Cafeteria/Kitchens: There is a school cafeteria and kitchen.

Showers: Divided showers are available in the locker rooms off the gym. There will also be a shower trailer hooked up outside.

Recreation Space: The gym is open for recreation, as well as the field NEXT TO the football field.

Closest Medical Facility: Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center in Paintsville, KY (about 25 minutes away)


About the Community

One-page fact sheet on the county

History of ASP in the County: We have operated temporary summer centers in Magoffin County, primarily at the High School for 10+ years.

Population: 12,808

Terrain: Mountainous with river valleys

County Seat: Salyersville, KY

Major Employers: Magoffin County Board of Education, Joy Mining- Continental Conveyor, Salyersville Health Care Center, Mineral Labs Inc, McDonalds

Per Capita Income: $15,838

Percent Living Below Poverty Line: 30.2%

Interesting Facts: The last active coal mine in the county was closed in 2015. Every year there is a public square dance in the middle of downtown Salyersville.

Tourism: Learn more about Magoffin County, KY here.