Hyattsville, Kentucky

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Hyattsville, Kentucky
Unincorporated community
Hyattsville, Kentucky is located in Kentucky
Hyattsville, Kentucky
Hyattsville, Kentucky
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°36′18″N 84°31′21″W / 37.60500°N 84.52250°W / 37.60500; -84.52250Coordinates: 37°36′18″N 84°31′21″W / 37.60500°N 84.52250°W / 37.60500; -84.52250
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Garrard
Elevation 1,040 ft (320 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 508302

Hyattsville is an unincorporated community in Garrard County, Kentucky, United States. It lies along Routes 52 and 1295 east of the city of Lancaster, the county seat of Garrard County.[1] Its elevation is 1,040 feet (317 m).[2]

A post office in the community was operational from 1869 to 1917. Hyattsville was named for Allen Hiatt [sic], a local land owner who was instrumental in bringing the railroad to town.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '06. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2006, p. 43.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hyattsville, Kentucky, Geographic Names Information System, 1979-09-20. Accessed 2008-01-03.
  3. ^ Rennick, Robert M. (1987). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 148. Retrieved 2013-04-28.