Piqua, Kentucky

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Piqua
Unincorporated community
Piqua is located in Kentucky
Piqua
Piqua
Piqua is located in the US
Piqua
Piqua
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 38°27′58″N 84°2′43″W / 38.46611°N 84.04528°W / 38.46611; -84.04528Coordinates: 38°27′58″N 84°2′43″W / 38.46611°N 84.04528°W / 38.46611; -84.04528
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Robertson
Elevation 705 ft (215 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 508828

Piqua (pronounced locally as "PICK-way") is an unincorporated village in Robertson County, Kentucky, United States. It lies along Routes 165 and 617 south of the city of Mount Olivet, the county seat of Robertson County.[1] Its name refers to the Piqua tribe of the Shawnee Indians which were indigenous to the region which became Kentucky. Its elevation is 705 feet (215 m).[2] Johnson Creek, a tributary of the Licking River, flows through the community.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '06. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2006, p. 43.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Piqua, Kentucky, Geographic Names Information System, 1979-09-20. Accessed 2008-01-03.