Waverly Hills, Louisville

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Waverly Hills is a neighborhood in Southwestern Louisville, Kentucky which is centered at Dixie Highway (US 31W) and Pages Lane. It is located in a hilly section of the city, which is part of the larger Knobs Region which extends into southeastern Kentucky. Its boundaries are roughly Stonestreet Road and 3rd Street Road to the south, Dixie Highway to the west, St Andrews Church Road to the north, and Auburndale to the east.

Louisville, Kentucky City in Kentucky

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The Dixie Highway was a United States automobile highway, first planned in 1914 to connect the US Midwest with the Southern United States. It was part of the National Auto Trail system, and grew out of an earlier Miami to Montreal highway. The final result is better understood as a network of connected paved roads, rather than one single highway. It was constructed and expanded from 1915 to 1929.

Auburndale is a neighborhood on the south side of Louisville, Kentucky, United States. Its boundaries are Palatka Road to the north, and New Cut Road and Third Street to the east.

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Until the 1990s, the area remained largely rural and heavily forested, but has since been developed with many upscale subdivisions, and is now the most affluent area of Louisville's South End, with a median family income of over $101,499 and over 30% of inhabitants having a bachelor's degree or higher. Development has been most intense along Arnoldtown Road.

It is named after the site of the former Waverly Hills Sanatorium. The area is also home to Waverly Hills Park.

Waverly Hills Sanatorium U.S. NRHP hospital

The Waverly Hills Sanatorium is a closed sanatorium located in southwestern Louisville/Jefferson County, Kentucky.

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Waverly Hills, Louisville is located at 38°7′25″N85°51′7″W / 38.12361°N 85.85194°W / 38.12361; -85.85194 Coordinates: 38°7′25″N85°51′7″W / 38.12361°N 85.85194°W / 38.12361; -85.85194 .

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<i>The Courier-Journal</i> newspaper in Louisville, Kentucky

Courier Journal, locally called The Courier-Journal or The C-J or The Courier, is the largest news organization in Kentucky. According to the 1999 Editor & Publisher International Yearbook, the paper is the 48th-largest daily paper in the U.S. and the single-largest in Kentucky.