South Shore, Kentucky

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South Shore, Kentucky
Location of South Shore in Greenup County, Kentucky.
Location of South Shore in Greenup County, 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
CountryUnited States
StateKentucky
CountyGreenup
IncorporatedJuly 2, 1957
Government
 • TypeCity Commission
 • MayorCheryl Moore
Area
 • Total0.8 sq mi (2.2 km2)
 • Land0.7 sq mi (1.7 km2)
 • Water0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation
545 ft (166 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,122
 • Estimate 
(2016)
1,086
 • Density1,697/sq mi (655.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP Code
41175
Area code(s)606
FIPS code21-72210
GNIS feature ID0503976

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.