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Statistics & Facts
Statistics & Facts
The Kentucky state capital is Frankfort.
The population of Pewee Valley is approximately 1,283 (1990), 1456 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 431 (1990), 497 (2010).
The amount of land area in Pewee Valley is 4.662 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Pewee Valley to Washington DC is 482 miles.
The distance to the Kentucky state capital is 36 miles. (as the crow flies)
Pewee Valley is positioned 38.31 degrees north of the equator and 85.48 degrees west of the prime meridian.
The city bird is the Pewee.
Pewee Valley is one of the older communities around Louisville, KY. It is most famous for being the home of author Annie Fellows Johnson. She wrote the series of books in the 1880's and 90's that were depicted in the Shirley Temple Movie "The Little Colonel". The other big attraction is the Confederate Cemetery at the end of Maple Avenue. About 300 CSA veterans are buried there. They were residents at the CSA Veterans Old Age Home that was in Pewee Valley back between 1890 and 1910. Every year on Confederate Memorial Day
re-enactors gather to shoot cannons and sing Dixie. its streets are mostly shaded with large Maple and Oak trees, and the homes are a mixture of early farmhouse Americana and new homes.
There is a bed and breakfast with Kentucky Race Horses
called the Round-House Farm. Pretty nice.
Great place to take walks.
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