Ivyton, Kentucky

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Ivyton
Unincorporated community
Ivyton is located in Kentucky
Ivyton
Ivyton
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°42′32″N 82°58′43″W / 37.70889°N 82.97861°W / 37.70889; -82.97861Coordinates: 37°42′32″N 82°58′43″W / 37.70889°N 82.97861°W / 37.70889; -82.97861
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Magoffin
Elevation 984 ft (300 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 508324

Ivyton is an unincorporated community in Magoffin County, Kentucky, United States. It lies along Route 114 southeast of the city of Salyersville, the county seat of Magoffin County.[1] Its elevation is 984 feet (300 m).[2]

A post office was established in the community in 1883. The town was named for the natural abundance of ivy.[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: Ivyton, 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. 151. Retrieved 2013-07-26.