Salvisa, Kentucky

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Salvisa
Census-designated place
Salvisa is located in Kentucky
Salvisa
Salvisa
Coordinates: 37°55′00″N 84°51′28″W / 37.91667°N 84.85778°W / 37.91667; -84.85778Coordinates: 37°55′00″N 84°51′28″W / 37.91667°N 84.85778°W / 37.91667; -84.85778
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Mercer
Area[1]
 • Total 1.847 sq mi (4.78 km2)
 • Land 1.840 sq mi (4.77 km2)
 • Water 0.007 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation 807 ft (246 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 420
 • Density 230/sq mi (88/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code 40372
Area code(s) 859
GNIS feature ID 502854[3]

Salvisa is a census-designated place in Mercer County, Kentucky, United States. Its population was 420 as of the 2010 census.[2] Salvisa is located at the junction of U.S. Route 127 and Kentucky Route 1987, 10.7 miles (17.2 km) north of Harrodsburg.[4] Salvisa has a post office with ZIP code 40372, which opened on April 4, 1825.[5][6]

Salvisa was laid out in 1816.[7]

Climate[edit]

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Salvisa has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14.
  3. ^ "Salvisa". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  4. ^ State Primary Road System: Mercer County (PDF) (Map). Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. 2011. Retrieved June 12, 2012.
  5. ^ "Postmaster Finder - Post Offices by ZIP Code". United States Postal Service. Retrieved June 12, 2012.
  6. ^ United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15.
  7. ^ Collins, Lewis (1877). History of Kentucky. p. 603.
  8. ^ Climate Summary for Salvisa, Kentucky