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Welcome to Smiths Grove ...

The city of Smiths Grove is located in Warren County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Smiths Grove: Smiths Grv.

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Smiths Grove for more information about variations on the name of Smiths Grove.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Smiths Grove has a population of 800 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Smiths Grove.

Smiths Grove is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Smiths Grove lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you leave Smiths Grove and travel east, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Smiths Grove lies within the (270) area code.

The ZIP code for Smiths Grove: 42171<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Smiths Grove had an population of 800 people. This is an increase of 12.04% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.04% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Smiths Grove had a population of 714 people. This makes Smiths Grove the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Smiths Grove represents 0.02% of the population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 257th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 714 people, the population of Smiths Grove decreased 8.93% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 784 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Smiths Grove.

Communities Also Named Smiths Grove ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Smiths Grove - it's located in North Carolina.

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

Communities near Smiths Grove ...

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

  • Bowling Green [Warren County]
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    • Bowling Green [Warren County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Smiths Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 70,631 people
    • Former names for Bowling Green:
    • Bolin Green
    • McFadden's Station
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowling Green
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowling Green<7>
  • Glasgow [Barren County]
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    • Glasgow [Barren County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Smiths Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,411 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glasgow
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glasgow<7>
  • Cave City [Barren County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cave City
    • Cave City [Barren County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Smiths Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,426 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cave City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cave City<7>
  • Horse Cave [Hart County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horse Cave
    • Horse Cave [Hart County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Smiths Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,415 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horse Cave
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Horse Cave<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Brownsville [Edmonson County]
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      • Brownsville [Edmonson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Smiths Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 840 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brownsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brownsville<7>
    • Park City [Barren County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Park City
      • Park City [Barren County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the east of Smiths Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 564 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Park City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Park City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Park City<7>
    • Plum Springs [Warren County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plum Springs
      • Plum Springs [Warren County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the west of Smiths Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 542 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plum Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plum Springs
    • Rocky Hill [Edmonson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Hill
      • Rocky Hill [Edmonson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the east of Smiths Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rocky Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Hill
    • Gotts [Warren County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gotts
      • Gotts [Warren County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Smiths Grove
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gotts
    • Rhoda [Edmonson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rhoda
      • Rhoda [Edmonson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Smiths Grove
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rhoda

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Smiths Grove. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Smiths Grove.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Smiths Grove ...

Looking for more information about Smiths 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.

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

Adding Smiths Grove to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Mentions & References for Smiths Grove

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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 Warren, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Smiths Grove.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Smiths Grove - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 city (such as Smiths Grove). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Smiths Grove or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Smiths Grove) 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 Smiths Grove. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Smiths GroveOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Smiths Grove. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.0500, Longitude: -86.2080       In this case, the coordinates for Smiths Grove have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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