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Waverly, Kentucky

city in Kentucky, United States

Waverly is a city in the U.S. state of Kentucky. At the 2000 census, 297 people lived there. It was founded in 1870 and the city was named for founder Hugh McElroy's nephew.[1]

Waverly, Kentucky
Location of Waverly, Kentucky
Location of Waverly, Kentucky
Coordinates: Coordinates: 37°42′35″N 87°48′55″W / 37.70972°N 87.81528°W / 37.70972; -87.81528
CountryUnited States
StateKentucky
CountyUnion
Area
 • Total0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
 • Land0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
413 ft (126 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total297
 • Density1,116.1/sq mi (430.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
42462
Area code(s)270
FIPS code21-80958
GNIS feature ID0506302

GeographyEdit

Waverly is at 37°42′35″N 87°48′55″W / 37.70972°N 87.81528°W / 37.70972; -87.81528 (37.709738, -87.815278)[2].

The United States Census Bureau says that the city has an area of 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2), and that all of it is land.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Dictionary of Places: Waverly". Encyclopedia of Kentucky. New York, New York: Somerset Publishers. 1987. ISBN 0403099811.
  2. "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved 2008-01-31.