Dwale, Kentucky facts for kids
|• Total||0.67 sq mi (1.74 km2)|
|• Land||0.66 sq mi (1.70 km2)|
|• Water||0.02 sq mi (0.04 km2)|
|Elevation||801 ft (244 m)|
|• Density||502/sq mi (193.7/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||2629606|
|U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Dwale, Kentucky|
Dwale is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Floyd County, Kentucky, United States. The 2010 United States Census reported that Dwale's population was 329, of which 312 persons were white and 9 persons were Asian.
The origins of the name Dwale are unclear. Although it is said to have been named for a town in Wales, no such Welsh place name has been found.
Dwale is located in north-central Floyd County on the west side of the Levisa Fork, just north of Allen. U.S. Route 23 passes through Dwale, leading northwest 5 miles (8 km) to Prestonsburg, the county seat, and southeast 22 miles (35 km) to Pikeville.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Dwale CDP has a total area of 0.67 square miles (1.74 km2), of which 0.66 square miles (1.70 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.04 km2), or 2.57%, is water.
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