Kingswood, Kentucky

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Kingswood, Kentucky
Kingswood is located in Kentucky
Kingswood
Kingswood
Kingswood is located in the United States
Kingswood
Kingswood
Coordinates: 37°43′8.4″N 86°24′32.4″W / 37.719000°N 86.409000°W / 37.719000; -86.409000Coordinates: 37°43′8.4″N 86°24′32.4″W / 37.719000°N 86.409000°W / 37.719000; -86.409000
CountryUnited States
StateKentucky
CountyBreckinridge
Elevation
732 ft (223 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)270 & 364
GNIS feature ID495771[1]

Kingswood, Kentucky is a town in Breckinridge County, Kentucky. It was settled in 1906 and was named in honor of Kingswood School in Great Britain, which was founded by John Wesley in 1748. Kingswood College founded by John Wesley Hughes operated in the community from 1906 to 1934.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kingswood". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Rennick, Robert M. Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. Retrieved 27 November 2014.

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