Gravel Switch, Kentucky

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For the locale in Livingston County, see Gravel Switch, Livingston County, Kentucky.
Gravel Switch
Unincorporated community
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°8′8″W / 37.57861°N 85.13556°W / 37.57861; -85.13556Coordinates: 37°34′43″N 85°8′8″W / 37.57861°N 85.13556°W / 37.57861; -85.13556
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.

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. Retrieved 2013-04-28.