Hatfields and McCoys Feud Tour

This post was written by jshepherd1102 | September 20, 2013

(800) 844-7453
831 Hambley Blvd. Pikeville, KY
Hatfield McCoy Tours
(800) 844-7453
831 Hambley Blvd. Pikeville, KY

Photo (above) courtesy of Larry Epling

America’s Most Famous Feud
The families of the Hatfields and McCoys feud leaders were of strong stock and from them have come leaders of many professions – business, education, medicine, governors, senators, lawyers etc. The clans, both Hatfield and McCoy, were honest, hard-working and proud. They came into the wilderness of Kentucky and Virginia (now West Virginia) and patented thousands of acres of land.

The McCoys generally hail from the Kentucky side of the Tug River and the Hatfields from the West Virginia side. However, even during the famous feud, both families shared space on either side of the Tug.

Often many would call their kin who would marry into the other family “traitors” or “turncoats”. Once a member of the McCoy family married into the Hatfield family, they were said to be “Hatfield” and no longer “McCoy”. Clan pride and family loyalty was strong, no doubt left over from their days in the homelands of Ireland and Scotland.

The Hatfield & McCoy Driving Tour
Thousands of people from all around the world have visited Pike County, Kentucky to immerse themselves into some of America’s richest historical locales. Pike County is home to most of the significant Hatfield and McCoy feud sites, and as a result of the recent spike in the feud’s popularity, Pikeville/Pike County offers a self-guided tour of these interesting historic locales.

The Hatfield and McCoy Driving Tour is a self-guided tour that includes all of the sites, both in Kentucky and West Virginia, of the feud. An optional Hatfield and McCoy Driving Tour CD is available for purchase below and in our store at the Hampton Inn on 831 Hambley Blvd, Pikeville. The audio CD serves as a tour guide for the feud sites, and offers professional voice talent and music, which spices up the already wonderful tour.

Hatfields McCoys Driving Tour CDHatfield and McCoy Driving Tour Audio CD Go on a self-guided adventure through the territory of the Hatfields and McCoys, and see the places where the actual feuding took place. The Hatfield and McCoy Driving Tour Audio CD is provides voice actors, music and a tour guide for each site. Order your Audio CD today.

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Feud AppHatfield & McCoy Feud App Find the Historic Hatfield and McCoy Feud sites using your smart phone. View Feud-related historical documents, send a Hatfield-McCoy Postcard from your phone, view nearby restaurants, hotels and businesses and more.

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Hatfield McCoy Feud Tour Information

Hatfield McCoy Feud TourHatfields & McCoys Driving Tour Visit the actual locations of America’s most famous feud. The Hatfield and McCoy Driving Tour Guide provides you a detailed map of the feud sites, as well as historical background.
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Click to view Pikeville City feud locations

Pikeville City Feud Sites

  • Dils Cemetery Gazebo: N 37 28.679 W 082 30.901
  • Old Courthouse:
    N 37 28.757 W 082 31.033
  • Ellison “Cottontop” Mounts Historical Marker (UPIKE): N 37 28.773 W 082 31.302
  • Old Mccoy House (Chirico’s):
    N 37 28.924 W 082 30.940
  • Perry Cline Gravesite:
    N 37 28.986 W 082 31.657


Click to view Pike County feud locations

Pike County Feud Sites

  • Roseanna’s Baby’s Gravesite/Aunt Betty’s House:
    N 37 37.801 W 082 13.234
  • Randolph McCoy Home Place (Hardy, KY):
    N 37 36.188 W 082 12.925
  • “Preacher Anse” Hatfield Hog Trial Cabin: N 37 34.810 W 082 10.796
  • Hatfield Cemetery (Wash Stand):
    N 37 34.923 W 082 10.834
  • Asa Harmon McCoy Historic Marker:
    N 37 33.454 W 082 11.505
  • Hatfield McCoy Monument (Blackberry):
    N 37 33.433 W 082 11.804
  • Paw Paw Tree Incident: N 37 37.106 W 082 09.912
  • “Bad” Frank & Nancy McCoy Phillips Gravesite: N 37 29.540 W 082 09.249

Hatfields and McCoys Feud Gallery


Where to Find Pike County Tourism CVB

831 Hambley Blvd.
Pikeville, KY 41501
Phone: (800) 844-7453
Email: director@tourpikecounty.com
Tourism Director: Tony Tackett


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16 thoughts on “Hatfields and McCoys Feud Tour”

  1. I’m a Geographer at the University of Macerata (Italy) writing a paper on the Hatfield and McCoy feud inducted tourism. It will be published on a scholars’ review. Could you please let me know how many visitors do you have, each year in your tours? Average per month? Do you know how many people use the App and the self tour CD

  2. There are no guided tours for groups less than 12-15. If you have a group of 12-15 people, Dreamz Stables does guided tours of the Pikeville City Hatfield McCoy Feud Sites only. All feud sites featured on the Hatfield McCoy driving tour are open to the public during daylight hours. We can help you plan your tour, and show you how our step-by-step guide works. Thank you.

  3. Hello Linda,

    We offer a self-guided tour, which is free. We provide a brochure with information on how to get from one feud site to another. We offer a driving tour CD, which is $20, but this is optional. It is a great way to add narration and music to your tour.

  4. What is the name of the folks who live at the McCoy homesite in Hardy Ky . I think the last name is Warren , I bought a booklet from them and would like to get another but I lost the name & address & phone number

  5. We have had motor coaches on the tour. All roads are paved, two-lane roads. There can be tight curves from time to time but we have not had any problems as of yet.

  6. Due to the amount of visitors I would say that you could probably walk to the downtown Pikeville sites, but not drive.

  7. Yes. The sites featured in our brochure are all free and are open to the public. You get out and explore each site.

  8. Hello Katie. The Driving Tour CD and Brochure can be found in our Visitors Information Center, located in the bottom floor of the Hampton Inn of Pikeville. If you stop by after hours, the CD and brochure are available at the Hampton Inn front desk. Thank you!

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