Waco, Kentucky

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Waco
Unincorporated community
Waco is located in Kentucky
Waco
Waco
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°44′33″N 84°08′39″W / 37.74250°N 84.14417°W / 37.74250; -84.14417Coordinates: 37°44′33″N 84°08′39″W / 37.74250°N 84.14417°W / 37.74250; -84.14417
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Madison
Elevation 823 ft (251 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 506078[1]

Waco is an unincorporated community located in Madison County, Kentucky, United States. The community is part of the Richmond–Berea Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

A post office called Waco has been in operation since 1861.[2] The community was probably named after Waco, Texas.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Waco, Kentucky
  2. ^ "Madison County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  3. ^ Allen, John (Aug 5, 2003). "What's in a name? Plenty if you live in Waco". The Victoria Advocate. pp. 5A. Retrieved 31 May 2015.