East Point, Kentucky

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East Point
Unincorporated community
East Point is located in Kentucky
East Point
East Point
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°44′46″N 82°47′27″W / 37.74611°N 82.79083°W / 37.74611; -82.79083Coordinates: 37°44′46″N 82°47′27″W / 37.74611°N 82.79083°W / 37.74611; -82.79083
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Johnson
Elevation 623 ft (190 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 41216
GNIS feature ID 509201

East Point is an unincorporated community in Johnson County, Kentucky, United States. The community's first settlers were the Matthias Harman, Greer and Auxier families at Blockhouse Bottom. Their fort, Fort Harmon, was the site of numerous Indian raids.[1] The first post office was originally established in Floyd County on February 6, 1871, but was moved to Johnson County in 1877.[2] Its current ZIP code is 41216.

East Point is located at an elevation of 623 feet.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1996). The WPA Guide to Kentucky. University Press of Kentucky. p. 240. Retrieved 24 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Rennick, Robert M. (1988). "Place Names". Kentucky Place Names. Lexington, Kentucky: The University Press of Kentucky. ISBN 0-8131-0179-4. 
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: East Point, Kentucky