Gravel Switch, Kentucky

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Gravel Switch
Unincorporated community
Gravel Switch is located in Kentucky
Gravel Switch
Gravel Switch
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°34′43″N 85°8′8″W / 37.57861°N 85.13556°W / 37.57861; -85.13556Coordinates: 37°34′43″N 85°8′8″W / 37.57861°N 85.13556°W / 37.57861; -85.13556
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Marion
Elevation 909 ft (277 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 40328
GNIS feature ID 493182[1]

Gravel Switch is an unincorporated community within Marion County, Kentucky, United States.

A post office was established in the community in 1870, and it was named for a valuable gravel deposit to which the local railroad directed a railway track.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Gravel Switch, Kentucky
  2. ^ Rennick, Robert M. (1987). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 123. Retrieved 2013-04-28.