Bugtussle, Kentucky

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Unincorporated community
Bugtussle is located in Kentucky
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 36°37′33″N 85°52′33″W / 36.62583°N 85.87583°W / 36.62583; -85.87583Coordinates: 36°37′33″N 85°52′33″W / 36.62583°N 85.87583°W / 36.62583; -85.87583
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Monroe
Elevation 866 ft (264 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 507615[1]

Bugtussle is a rural district located in Monroe County, Kentucky, United States. It is named as a joke in regards to a large doodlebug[disambiguation needed] population.[2] Bugtussle has frequently been noted on lists of unusual place names.[3][4]

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  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bugtussle, Kentucky
  2. ^ Rennick, Charles (1984). Kentucky Place Names. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky. p. 40. 
  3. ^ Parker, Quentin (2010). Welcome to Horneytown, North Carolina, Population: 15: An insider's guide to 201 of the world's weirdest and wildest places. Adams Media. pp. viii. 
  4. ^ Staten, Vince (18 December 2012). Kentucky Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff. Rowman & Littlefield. p. 80. ISBN 978-0-7627-9270-2.