South Williamson Area Colleges and Scholarships

Schools in and around South Williamson

Appalachian Beauty School
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit


Coordinates: 37°40′19″N 82°17′03″W / 37.67194°N 82.28417°W / 37.67194; -82.28417

South Williamson is a census-designated place (CDP) in the Appalachian Mountains of northeastern Pike County, Kentucky, United States, on the border with West Virginia. It is separated from Williamson, West Virginia by the Tug Fork River. The community is located near U.S. Route 119 about 23 miles (37 km) east of Pikeville, Kentucky and 28 miles (45 km) southwest of Logan, West Virginia.

The South Williamson area includes the surrounding Kentucky communities of Goody, Forest Hills, Toler, and Belfry. In the early 1990s, residents of the area voted down a proposal to incorporate the area.

South Williamson is home to the South Side Mall which is the only mall in the area.

The zip code of 41503 (South Williamson) and 41527 (Forest Hills) are the second- and third-wealthiest, respectively, portions of the county. South Williamson is the 61st-wealthiest in Kentucky and Forest Hills is the 63rd-wealthiest. The average income for these areas are $49,345 (41503) and $48,484 (41527).

The local economy is largely fueled by coal mining, transportation, health care, and retail.

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