About This Place
Pine Knot is a census-designated place (CDP) in McCreary County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 1,680 at the 2000 census.
Pine Knot is located at 36°39′41″N 84°26′25″W / 36.66139°N 84.44028°W / 36.66139; -84.44028 (36.661333, -84.440412).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 6.4 square miles (16.5 km²), all of it land.