Holland, Kentucky

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Holland, Kentucky
Unincorporated community
Intersection of State Route 99 and State Route 100
Intersection of State Route 99 and State Route 100
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Coordinates: 36°41′56″N 86°04′06″W / 36.69889°N 86.06833°W / 36.69889; -86.06833Coordinates: 36°41′56″N 86°04′06″W / 36.69889°N 86.06833°W / 36.69889; -86.06833
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Allen
Elevation 807 ft (246 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 42153
Area code(s) 270
GNIS feature ID 494393[1]

Holland is an unincorporated community in the southeast corner of Allen County, Kentucky, United States. The community, primarily a rural area on farmland, is approximately 10 miles east of Scottsville.

A post office was established in the community in 1881, and named for early settler William Holland.[2]

A tornado hit near Holland around 2 AM on Wednesday, February 6, 2008, killing 4 people and injuring several more.[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ Rennick, Robert M. (1987). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 143. Retrieved 2013-04-28. 
  3. ^ "18 Tornadoes Confirmed In 14 Kentucky Counties". WKYT. February 6, 2008. p. 1. Retrieved December 20, 2012.