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Do you know of Beachville ???

This page is an orphan - a placeholder until we can discover more about Beachville. When we encounter a name that is new to us, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope that we'll discover more information in the future. Such is the case with Beachville.

Our sources for Beachville (see Mentions and References below) indicate that it was a community with a post office by the same name. Unfortunately our sources aren't clear about the location of Beachville other than they indicate that Beachville would be found somewhere in Metcalfe County, Kentucky.

From the Blevins / Hellbock List: The post office opened  in 1877 and closed  in 1906.

This entry could have originated in error. It might be that a source had a misprint, was simply wrong or we made a transcription error while referencing it. Many of the documents we reference are from the 1800s and the early 1900s, with some easier to read than others.

Part of the difficulty in identifying whether a name is a post office or a community lies with how Post Offices were named. We've prepared an article with our understanding of how post offices were named: Naming of Post Offices.

Communities Also Named Beachville ...

We found five communities that share the name Beachville.

Within Kentucky, the name Beachville is unique.

Beyond Kentucky, we know of another five communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these five communities, four are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Florida
      • Suwannee County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Florida community of Beachville [Suwannee County].
    • Maryland
      • Saint Mary's County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Maryland community of Beachville [Saint Mary's County].
    • New York
      • Steuben County
      • Please visit our profile page for the New York community of Beachville [Steuben County].
    • Ontario
      • Please visit our profile page for the Ontario community of Beachville.
    • Tennessee
      • Williamson County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Tennessee community of Beachville [Williamson County].

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Beachville ...

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that proved useful in adding to our knowledge about Beachville:

Found in a comprehensive list of Post Offices that was created by Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<1>

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

A note taken from the Shipper's Guide for Beachville - Services available: had a Post Office, no Railroad mentioned

George#&160;F. Cram Map (1905)
Published by George F. Cram& Co.

More Orphans in  Metcalfe County ...

Can you help?

As we explained above, when we encounter a name that might be a community or a post office we add it to our Gazetteer. If we have little information to go with the name, we call them Orphans. Below are Orphans that we believe to be located in Metcalfe County.

AloneRed Lick
Cave RidgeRockland Mills
East ForkSmith's Cross Roads
GloverSulphur Well

Footnotes ...

<1>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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This page was last modified/updated: 16 Jul 2024