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Welcome to Summer Shade ...

Summer Shade is located in Metcalfe County<1>.

Summer Shade is 890 feet [271 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Summer Shade (for example, toward Monticello), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Summer Shade lies within the (270) area code.

The ZIP code for Summer Shade: 42166<3>

Communities Also Named Summer Shade ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Summer Shade - it's located in Tennessee.

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

Communities near Summer Shade ...

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

  • Glasgow
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glasgow
    • Glasgow lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Summer Shade.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,411 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glasgow
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glasgow<5>
  • Tompkinsville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tompkinsville
    • Tompkinsville lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Summer Shade.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,229 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tompkinsville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tompkinsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tompkinsville<5>
  • Edmonton
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edmonton
    • Edmonton lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Summer Shade.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,597 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edmonton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edmonton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edmonton<5>
  • Burkesville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burkesville
    • Burkesville lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Summer Shade.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,437 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burkesville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burkesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burkesville<5>
  • Gamaliel
  • Hiseville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hiseville
    • Hiseville lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Summer Shade.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hiseville
  • Fountain Run
  • Nobob
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nobob
    • Nobob lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Summer Shade.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nobob
  • Eighty Eight
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eighty Eight
    • Eighty Eight lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Summer Shade.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eighty Eight have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eighty Eight
  • Kino
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kino
    • Kino lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Summer Shade.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kino

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Summer Shade ...

Looking for more information about Summer Shade? 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 Summer Shade, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Summer Shade.

Adding Summer Shade to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Summer Shade in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Summer Shade was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Summer Shade on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1905).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Summer Shade.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Summer Shade. 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 Metcalfe, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Summer Shade - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 community (such as Summer Shade). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Summer Shade or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Summer Shade) 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 Summer Shade. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Summer ShadeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Summer Shade. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.8847, Longitude: -85.7050    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.




 

 

 

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