Cubage, Kentucky

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Cubage
Unincorporated community
Cubage is located in Kentucky
Cubage
Cubage
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 36°42′4″N 83°31′16″W / 36.70111°N 83.52111°W / 36.70111; -83.52111Coordinates: 36°42′4″N 83°31′16″W / 36.70111°N 83.52111°W / 36.70111; -83.52111
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Bell
Elevation 1,178 ft (359 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 40822
GNIS feature ID 490455[1]

Cubage is an unincorporated community located in Bell County, Kentucky, United States. Their post office closed in 1989.[2]

According to tradition, someone carved "cub bear killed here" onto a beech tree. Cub Beech, as it was then known, was corrupted into Cubage. A post office was established in 1879.[3]

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