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The location of Colony









Welcome to Colony ...

Colony is located in Fayette County.

Colony is 950 feet [290 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Colony lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Colony: (859)

Communities near Colony ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<2>.

Community   2017<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Frankfort   [Map]   27,621   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Georgetown   [Map]   33,660   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lawrenceburg   [Map]   11,318   W   18 miles [29 km]
Lexington-Fayette   [Map]   321,959   E   5 miles [8 km]
Midway   [Map]   1,811   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Nicholasville   [Map]   30,553   S   11 miles [17.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Colony.

Communities Also Named Colony ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Kentucky communities named Colony: This one is located in Fayette County and the other is located in Fayette County.

Beyond Kentucky, there are 22 communities that are also named Colony - they are located in Alabama (4), Georgia, Kansas (2), Maryland (2), Missouri, Nevada, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas (4), Utah, Virginia (2) and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Colony.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Colony. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Colony. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Colony.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Colony:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Colony ...

Looking for more information about Colony? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Colony? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Colony, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Colony.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Kentucky

About Fayette County

About Kentucky

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Colony. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Kentucky: www.kentucky.gov/


Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Colony - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Colony) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Colony. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Colony

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Colony. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0422, Longitude: -84.5633     [Map].

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Colony.

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This page was last modified: 18 Dec 2018