Shady Grove, Kentucky

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Shady Grove
Unincorporated community
Shady Grove is located in Kentucky
Shady Grove
Shady Grove
Location within the state of Kentucky
Shady Grove is located in the US
Shady Grove
Shady Grove
Shady Grove (the US)
Coordinates: 37°20′12″N 87°52′45″W / 37.33667°N 87.87917°W / 37.33667; -87.87917Coordinates: 37°20′12″N 87°52′45″W / 37.33667°N 87.87917°W / 37.33667; -87.87917
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Crittenden
Elevation 423 ft (129 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 503209[1]

Shady Grove is an unincorporated community within Crittenden County, Kentucky, United States.


A post office was established at Shady Grove in 1852, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1950.[2] In 1877, Shady Grove reportedly contained 2 churches, 3 stores, and 2 hotels.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Shady Grove, Kentucky
  2. ^ "Crittenden County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 4 January 2015. 
  3. ^ Collins, Lewis (1877). History of Kentucky. p. 146. 

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