Slade, Kentucky

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Slade
Slade
Motto(s): 
"Your hometown's meeting spot" (Unofficial)
Slade is located in Kentucky
Slade
Slade
Location within the state of Kentucky
Slade is located in the United States
Slade
Slade
Slade (the United States)
Coordinates: 37°47′42″N 83°42′15″W / 37.79500°N 83.70417°W / 37.79500; -83.70417Coordinates: 37°47′42″N 83°42′15″W / 37.79500°N 83.70417°W / 37.79500; -83.70417
CountryUnited States
StateKentucky
CountyPowell
Area
 • Total5.62 sq mi (14.56 km2)
 • Land5.62 sq mi (14.56 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
738 ft (225 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total303
 • Density54/sq mi (21/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (EST)
ZIP codes
40376
GNIS feature ID515466[1]

Slade is an unincorporated community in Powell County, Kentucky, United States. Their post office [2] closed in 2004 [3]

Landmarks[edit]

The community is home to the Natural Bridge State Resort Park.

Slade is a popular location for accommodations for climbers of the Red River Gorge. The campground operated by Miguel's Pizza has been called Camp 4 of the East.[4] Slade and the campground were featured in the 2004 documentary movie Red River Ruckus by Victory Productions.[5][6][citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Slade, Kentucky
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Slade, Kentucky
  3. ^ "Postmaster Finder - Who We Are - USPS". About.usps.com. Retrieved 2019-10-14.
  4. ^ Pegg, Dave. Red River Gorge, Kentucky, USA Archived 2015-09-18 at the Wayback Machine, UK Climbing, March 2009.
  5. ^ Red River Ruckus, Mountain Film Database.
  6. ^ Red River Ruckus (2004), AVAXHome.