Rhodelia, Kentucky

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Rhodelia is a rural unincorporated community in Meade County, Kentucky, United States. It is a small community that lies a few miles west of Brandenburg on KY 144 near its intersection with Rhodes Road and south of KY 144's intersection with KY 259.

History[edit]

A post office called Rhodelia was established in 1879.[1] The community was named for Elias Rhodes, a pioneer settler.[2]

Near Rhodelia is St. Theresa Roman Catholic Church, listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Geography[edit]

Rhodelia is located at 38°0′22.46″N 86°25′14.79″W / 38.0062389°N 86.4207750°W / 38.0062389; -86.4207750.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Meade County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 25 December 2015. 
  2. ^ Rennick, Robert M. Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 250. ISBN 0-8131-2631-2. 
  1. ^ "HomeTownLocator". Retrieved 2010-01-18. 

Coordinates: 38°0′22.46″N 86°25′14.79″W / 38.0062389°N 86.4207750°W / 38.0062389; -86.4207750