Fisty, Kentucky

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Fisty, Kentucky
Unincorporated community
Fisty, Kentucky is located in Kentucky
Fisty, Kentucky
Fisty, Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°20′02″N 83°06′06″W / 37.33389°N 83.10167°W / 37.33389; -83.10167Coordinates: 37°20′02″N 83°06′06″W / 37.33389°N 83.10167°W / 37.33389; -83.10167
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Knott
Elevation 902 ft (275 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 41743
Area code(s) 606
GNIS feature ID 508000[1]

Fisty is an unincorporated community in Knott County, Kentucky, United States. Fisty is located at the junction of Kentucky Route 550 and Kentucky Route 721 6.5 miles (10.5 km) west of Hindman. Fisty has a post office with ZIP code 41743.[2]

The name is said to have come from a local who went by "Fisty Sam" Combs.[3] The name is pronounced as if spelled "feisty."

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fisty, Kentucky
  2. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  3. ^ Robert M. Rennick (1987). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 101. Retrieved 2013-04-13.