Olmstead, Kentucky

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Olmstead, Kentucky
Olmstead, Kentucky is located in Kentucky
Olmstead, Kentucky
Olmstead, Kentucky
Coordinates: 36°45′8″N 87°00′54″W / 36.75222°N 87.01500°W / 36.75222; -87.01500Coordinates: 36°45′8″N 87°00′54″W / 36.75222°N 87.01500°W / 36.75222; -87.01500
CountryUnited States
581 ft (177 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
GNIS feature ID499937[1]

Olmstead is an unincorporated community in Logan County, Kentucky, United States.[1]

Olmstead was a station on the railroad. It is also the site of an elementary and middle school.[2] A post office has been in operation until recently in Olmstead since 1862.[3]

It is the location of, or nearest community to, Cedar Grove Rosenwald School which was a historic Rosenwald School built in 1928. The school is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Olmstead". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Collins, Lewis (1877). History of Kentucky. p. 480.
  3. ^ "Logan County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 18 January 2015.
  4. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.