Gravel Switch, Kentucky

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Gravel Switch
Unincorporated community
Gravel Switch
Gravel Switch
Gravel Switch is located in Kentucky
Gravel Switch
Gravel Switch
Gravel Switch is located in the US
Gravel Switch
Gravel Switch
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°34′43″N 85°3′7″W / 37.57861°N 85.05194°W / 37.57861; -85.05194Coordinates: 37°34′43″N 85°3′7″W / 37.57861°N 85.05194°W / 37.57861; -85.05194
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. It is located along Kentucky Route 243, just south of its intersection with U.S. Route 68, southwest of Perryville and northeast of Bradfordsville.

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. ISBN 0813126312. Retrieved 2013-04-28. 

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