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Revelo
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Coordinates: 36°41′00″N 84°28′14″W / 36.68333°N 84.47056°W / 36.68333; -84.47056Coordinates: 36°41′00″N 84°28′14″W / 36.68333°N 84.47056°W / 36.68333; -84.47056
Country United States
State Kentucky
County McCreary
Elevation
1,404 ft (428 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
42638
GNIS feature ID 514894

Revelo is an unincorporated community within McCreary County, Kentucky, United States.

Originally a railroad siding for Southern Railway (US), the community was named for James Henry Oliver, an executive Vice President of Southern's Kentucky Division. Oliver was killed in a passenger train collision in 1918 in Danville, Virginia.

"Revilo" is "Oliver" spelled backwards. The United States Postal Service changed it to the modern spelling in 1943.

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