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Salvisa
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Coordinates: 37°55′00″N 84°51′28″W / 37.91667°N 84.85778°W / 37.91667; -84.85778Coordinates: 37°55′00″N 84°51′28″W / 37.91667°N 84.85778°W / 37.91667; -84.85778
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Mercer
Area
 • Total 1.847 sq mi (4.78 km2)
 • Land 1.840 sq mi (4.77 km2)
 • Water 0.007 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation
807 ft (246 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 420
 • Density 227.4/sq mi (87.8/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
40372
Area code(s) 859
GNIS feature ID 502854

Salvisa is a census-designated place in Mercer County, Kentucky, United States. Its population was 420 as of the 2010 census. Salvisa is located at the junction of U.S. Route 127 and Kentucky Route 1987, 10.7 miles (17.2 km) north of Harrodsburg. Salvisa has a post office with ZIP code 40372, which opened on April 4, 1825.

Salvisa was laid out in 1816.

Climate

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Salvisa has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.

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