Atwood, Kentucky

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Atwood, Kentucky
Unincorporated community
Atwood, Kentucky is located in Kentucky
Atwood, Kentucky
Atwood, Kentucky
Coordinates: 38°52′20″N 84°32′18″W / 38.87222°N 84.53833°W / 38.87222; -84.53833Coordinates: 38°52′20″N 84°32′18″W / 38.87222°N 84.53833°W / 38.87222; -84.53833
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Kenton
Elevation 886 ft (270 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 859
GNIS feature ID 486128[1]

Atwood is an unincorporated community in Kenton County, Kentucky, United States. The community is located on Kentucky Route 17 south of Nicholson.

The community has the name of Atwood C. Bird (1867-1960), a local banker.[2]


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ Bridges, Gailen; Bridges, Debra (2011). Independence. Arcadia Publishing. p. 72. ISBN 978-0-7385-8232-0.