Aflex, Kentucky

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Aflex
Aflex is located in Kentucky
Aflex
Aflex
Location within the state of Kentucky
Aflex is located in the United States
Aflex
Aflex
Aflex (the United States)
Coordinates: 37°39′29″N 82°14′51″W / 37.65806°N 82.24750°W / 37.65806; -82.24750Coordinates: 37°39′29″N 82°14′51″W / 37.65806°N 82.24750°W / 37.65806; -82.24750
CountryUnited States
StateKentucky
CountyPike
Elevation
669 ft (204 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CST)
GNIS feature ID485789[1]

Aflex is an unincorporated community and coal town in Pike County, Kentucky, United States.

History[edit]

A post office called Aflex was established in 1916, and remained in operation until 1988.[2] The community derives its name from A. F. Leckie, a businessperson in the coal-mining industry.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Aflex, Kentucky
  2. ^ "Pike County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 17 January 2016.
  3. ^ Rennick, Robert M. (28 August 2013). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 37. ISBN 0-8131-4401-9.