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Welcome to Mount Savage ...

Mount Savage is located in Carter County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Mount Savage: Mt. Savage

Mount Savage is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Mount Savage is within the boundaries of the (606) area code.

Communities Also Named Mount Savage ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Mount Savage - it's located in Maryland.

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

Communities near Mount Savage ...

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

  • Flatwoods [Greenup County]
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    • Flatwoods [Greenup County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northeast of Mount Savage
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,056 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flatwoods have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flatwoods
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flatwoods<5>
  • Grayson [Carter County]
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    • Grayson [Carter County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northwest of Mount Savage
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,832 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grayson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grayson<5>
  • Kenova [Wayne County]
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    • Kenova [Wayne County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northeast of Mount Savage
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,943 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kenova
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kenova<5>
  • Louisa [Lawrence County]
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    • Louisa [Lawrence County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southeast of Mount Savage
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,325 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Louisa<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Catlettsburg [Boyd County]
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      • Catlettsburg [Boyd County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northeast of Mount Savage
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,736 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Catlettsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Catlettsburg<5>
    • Olive Hill [Carter County]
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      • Olive Hill [Carter County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the west of Mount Savage
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,534 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olive Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olive Hill<5>
    • Bellefonte [Greenup County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bellefonte
      • Bellefonte [Greenup County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northeast of Mount Savage
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 809 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bellefonte have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellefonte
    • Fort Gay [Wayne County]
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      • Fort Gay [Wayne County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southeast of Mount Savage
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 682 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Gay have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Gay
    • Sandy Hook [Elliott County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandy Hook
      • Sandy Hook [Elliott County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Mount Savage
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 597 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandy Hook
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sandy Hook<5>
    • Blaine [Lawrence County]
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      • Blaine [Lawrence County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the south of Mount Savage
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 44 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blaine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blaine<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mount Savage ...

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

Adding Mount Savage to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Mount Savage 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 Mount Savage was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Mount Savage on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for Mount Savage

Communities in Kentucky

About Carter County

About Kentucky

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mount Savage. 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 Carter, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mount Savage - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mount Savage) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Mount Savage. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mount SavageOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Savage. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2656, Longitude: -82.8937    
<4>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.
<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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