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Welcome to Grassland ...

Grassland is located in Boyd County<1>.

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

Grassland is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Grassland is within the boundaries of the (606) area code.

Communities Also Named Grassland ...

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

Beyond Kentucky, there are 9 communities that are also named Grassland - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Grassland ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Grassland.

  • Morehead
  • Flemingsburg
  • Carlisle
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carlisle
    • Carlisle lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Grassland.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,059 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carlisle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carlisle<5>
  • Owingsville
  • Sharpsburg
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sharpsburg
    • Sharpsburg lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Grassland.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 338 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sharpsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sharpsburg
  • Salt Lick
  • Ewing
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    • Ewing lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Grassland.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 238 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ewing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ewing
  • Lakeview Heights
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeview Heights
    • Lakeview Heights lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Grassland.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 225 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeview Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeview Heights
  • Farmville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmville
    • Farmville lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Grassland.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmville
  • Grange City
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grange City
    • Grange City lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Grassland.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grange City

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 Grassland. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Grassland.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Grassland. 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 Grassland.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grassland ...

Looking for more information about Grassland? 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 Grassland, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Grassland.

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

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 Boyd, 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 Grassland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 from Point A (ie- Grassland) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grassland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3134, Longitude: -83.6768       In this case, the coordinates for Grassland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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