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Epleys, Kentucky

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Country  United States
County  Logan
Area code(s)  270 & 364
Elevation  206 m
State  Kentucky
Time zone  Central (CST) (UTC-6)
GNIS feature ID  491798
Epleys, Kentucky
Weather  3°C, Wind NE at 8 km/h, 51% Humidity

Epleys (also known as Epley Station, Epley's Station) is an unincorporated community in Logan County, Kentucky, United States. The community is located on U.S. Route 431 and a CSX Transportation (formerly Louisville and Nashville Railroad) line, 4 miles (6.4 km) northwest of Russellville.

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History

Epleys was established circa 1872 as a future station along the railroad, which was expected to be built through the area. Fritz Epley was the first settler and gave the community its name. The community had post offices under two different names: one as Epley from 1887 to 1888, and one as Epley Station from 1891 to 1921.

Notable residents

  • Velma Williams Smith, country musician, was born in Epleys.
  • References

    Epleys, Kentucky Wikipedia


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