South Shore, Kentucky

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South Shore, Kentucky
City
Location of South Shore, Kentucky
Coordinates: 38°43′18″N 82°57′49″W / 38.72167°N 82.96361°W / 38.72167; -82.96361Coordinates: 38°43′18″N 82°57′49″W / 38.72167°N 82.96361°W / 38.72167; -82.96361
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Greenup
Incorporated July 2, 1957
Government
 • Type City Commission
 • Mayor Cheryl Moore
Area
 • Total 0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
 • Land 0.6 sq mi (1.7 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation 545 ft (166 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,226
 • Density 1,916.9/sq mi (740.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 41175
Area code(s) 606
FIPS code 21-72210
GNIS feature ID 0503976

South Shore is a city of Kentucky in the United States. It is located along the Ohio River across from Portsmouth, Ohio, at the mouth of Tygarts Creek.

It was first settled in 1890 by the Fullerton, Warnock, and the Morton families from the nearby Tygarts Valley.