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Welcome to Locust Grove ...

Locust Grove is located in Clark County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Locust Grove: Locust Grv.

Locust Grove is 950 feet [290 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you leave Locust Grove and travel east, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The area code for Locust Grove: (859)

Communities Also Named Locust Grove ...

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

Beyond Kentucky, there are 39 communities that are also named Locust Grove - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland (6), Mississippi, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York (3), North Carolina, Ohio (4), Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (6), Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Virginia (5).

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

Communities near Locust Grove ...

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

  • Lexington - Fayette [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lexington - Fayette
    • Lexington - Fayette [Fayette County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Locust Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 324,735 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lexington - Fayette have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lexington - Fayette
  • Richmond [Madison County]
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    • Richmond [Madison County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Locust Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,800 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richmond
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richmond<5>
  • Nicholasville [Jessamine County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nicholasville
    • Nicholasville [Jessamine County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Locust Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,888 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nicholasville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nicholasville<5>
  • Winchester [Clark County]
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    • Winchester [Clark County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Locust Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,659 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winchester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winchester<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Paris [Bourbon County]
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      • Paris [Bourbon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Locust Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,719 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paris have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paris
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paris<5>
    • Wilmore [Jessamine County]
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      • Wilmore [Jessamine County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Locust Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,343 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilmore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilmore<5>
    • North Middletown [Bourbon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Middletown
      • North Middletown [Bourbon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Locust Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 650 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Middletown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Middletown
    • Keene [Jessamine County]
    • Ford [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ford
      • Ford [Clark County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Locust Grove
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ford
    • Blue Grass [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blue Grass
      • Blue Grass [Madison County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Locust Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blue Grass have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Grass

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Locust Grove ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Locust Grove. 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 Clark, 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 Locust Grove - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Locust Grove) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Locust Grove. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9345, Longitude: -84.3185       In this case, the coordinates for Locust Grove 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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