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Welcome to Falls-of-Rough ...

Falls-of-Rough is primarily located in Breckinridge County<1>. A portion of Falls-of-Rough extends into Grayson County.

The location of Falls-of-Rough has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Falls-of-Rough is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Falls-of-Rough lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Falls-of-Rough (for example, toward Upton), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The telephone area code for Falls-of-Rough: (270)

The ZIP code for Falls-of-Rough: 40119<4>

Communities near Falls-of-Rough ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Falls-of-Rough.

  • Leitchfield [Grayson County]
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    • Leitchfield [Grayson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Falls-of-Rough
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,819 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leitchfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leitchfield<6>
  • Hardinsburg [Breckinridge County]
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    • Hardinsburg [Breckinridge County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Falls-of-Rough
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,345 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hardinsburg<6>
  • Cloverport [Breckinridge County]
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    • Cloverport [Breckinridge County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Falls-of-Rough
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,151 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cloverport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cloverport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cloverport<6>
  • Clarkson [Grayson County]
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    • Clarkson [Grayson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Falls-of-Rough
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 887 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarkson<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Caneyville [Grayson County]
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      • Caneyville [Grayson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Falls-of-Rough
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 603 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caneyville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caneyville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caneyville<6>
    • Whitesville [Daviess County]
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      • Whitesville [Daviess County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Falls-of-Rough
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 552 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitesville<6>
    • Fordsville [Ohio County]
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      • Fordsville [Ohio County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Falls-of-Rough
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 522 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fordsville<6>
    • Glen Dean [Breckinridge County]
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      • Glen Dean [Breckinridge County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Falls-of-Rough
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    • Vanzant [Breckinridge County]
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      • Vanzant [Breckinridge County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Falls-of-Rough
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    • Yeaman [Grayson County]
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      • Yeaman [Grayson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Falls-of-Rough
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To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Falls-of-Rough. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Falls-of-Rough.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Falls-of-Rough. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Falls-of-Rough.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Falls-of-Rough. See our Newspapers Page for Falls-of-Rough.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Falls-of-Rough ...

Looking for more information about Falls-of-Rough? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Falls-of-Rough, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Falls-of-Rough.

Adding Falls-of-Rough to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Falls-of-Rough in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Falls-of-Rough was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Falls-of-Rough on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for Falls-of-Rough

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kentucky's counties, including Breckinridge, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Falls-of-Rough - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Falls-of-Rough). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Falls-of-Rough or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Falls-of-Rough) 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 Falls-of-Rough. 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 Falls-of-RoughOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Falls-of-Rough. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5901, Longitude: -86.5489       In this case, the coordinates for Falls-of-Rough have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.

 

 

 

 

 


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