Gracey, Kentucky

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Gracey, Kentucky
Census-designated place
Gracey is located in Kentucky
Gracey
Gracey
Coordinates: 36°52′41″N 87°39′44″W / 36.87806°N 87.66222°W / 36.87806; -87.66222Coordinates: 36°52′41″N 87°39′44″W / 36.87806°N 87.66222°W / 36.87806; -87.66222
Country  United States
State  Kentucky
County Christian
Area
 • Total 0.62 km2 (0.24 sq mi)
 • Land 0.62 km2 (0.24 sq mi)
 • Water 0 km2 (0 sq mi)
Elevation 155 m (509 ft)
Population (2010) 138
 • Density 221.7/km2 (574/sq mi)
ZIP code 42232
Area code(s) 270
GNIS feature ID 0493072[1]

Gracey is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Christian County, Kentucky, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 138.[2]

A post office was established in the community in 1887, which was named for the president of the railroad that ran through it.[3]

Geography[edit]

Gracey is located in western Christian County at 36°52′41″N 87°39′44″W / 36.87806°N 87.66222°W / 36.87806; -87.66222 at an elevation of 509 feet (155 m). U.S. Route 68/Kentucky Route 80 bypasses the community to the north, while its old alignment, now known as Tobacco Road, runs along the southern edge. Hopkinsville, the Christian County seat, is 10 miles (16 km) to the east, and Interstate 24 is 4 miles (6 km) to the west.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Gracey CDP has a total area of 0.24 square miles (0.62 km2), all land.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gracey". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-07-17. 
  2. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Gracey CDP, Kentucky". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved August 12, 2014. 
  3. ^ Rennick, Robert M. (1987). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 120. Retrieved 2013-04-28.