Beaverlick, Kentucky

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Beaverlick, Kentucky
Unincorporated community
Beaverlick, Kentucky is located in Kentucky
Beaverlick, Kentucky
Beaverlick, Kentucky
Coordinates: 38°52′44″N 84°41′40″W / 38.87889°N 84.69444°W / 38.87889; -84.69444Coordinates: 38°52′44″N 84°41′40″W / 38.87889°N 84.69444°W / 38.87889; -84.69444
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Boone
Elevation 751 ft (229 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 859
GNIS feature ID 486636[1]

Beaverlick is an unincorporated community in Boone County, Kentucky, United States. Beaverlick is located along U.S. Route 42 and U.S. Route 127 4.5 miles (7.2 km) west of Walton. The community was established as a fur trading site between 1780 and 1820. A post office was established at Beaver Lick in 1853 with John Tucker its postmaster. Beaverlick was spelled as one word by 1900. The community's name came from its location at the source of the Beaver Branch of Big Bone Creek.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Beaverlick". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Rennick, Robert M. (1987). Kentucky Place Names By Robert M. Rennick. University Press of Kentucky. Retrieved 2013-04-17.