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Located in: Graves County (see below)

Time Zone: Golo lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)

Telephone Area Code: (270)

Elevation: 510 feet [155.45 m] above sea level<1>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<2>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Golo. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.7389, Longitude: -88.4953     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Golo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   36° 44' 20"
Lon:   -88° 29' 43"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<3>   Kirksey

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Golo

GNIS ID:   492948
FIPS State / Place Code:   21 / 31762

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About Graves County

The community of Mayfield is the County Seat for Graves County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Graves)


2016:<4>     37,182   (0.16% increase since 2010)  
2010:     37,121   (0.25% increase since 2000)
2000:     37,028

Total Area:<5>   556 sq. miles [1,442.1 km²]

Housing Units:<6>   16,777

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Graves

GNIS ID:   516888
FIPS State / County Code:   21 / 083

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About Kentucky

From the US Census


2016:     4,436,974   (2.25% increase since 2010)  
2010:     4,339,367   (7.36% increase since 2000)
2000:     4,041,769

Websites for State of Kentucky

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Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Kentucky

GNIS ID:   1779786
FIPS State:   21

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

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<2>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Golo, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<3>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Golo.

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<4>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2016.

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<5>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Golo. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<6>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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