Arjay, Kentucky

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Arjay, Kentucky
Unincorporated community
Houses along the railroad track in Arjay, 1946.  Photo by Russell Lee.
Houses along the railroad track in Arjay, 1946. Photo by Russell Lee.
Arjay, Kentucky is located in Kentucky
Arjay, Kentucky
Arjay, Kentucky
Coordinates: 36°48′17″N 83°38′45″W / 36.80472°N 83.64583°W / 36.80472; -83.64583Coordinates: 36°48′17″N 83°38′45″W / 36.80472°N 83.64583°W / 36.80472; -83.64583
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Bell
Elevation 1,066 ft (325 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 40902
Area code(s) 606
GNIS feature ID 486025[1]

Arjay is an unincorporated community and coal town in Bell County, Kentucky, United States. Arjay is located on Kentucky Route 66 4 miles (6.4 km) northeast of Pineville.[2] Arjay has a post office with ZIP code 40902, which opened on February 23, 1911.[3][4] The community's name comes from the initials of coal operator R. J. Asher.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Arjay". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ State Primary Road System: Bell County (PDF) (Map). Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. 2012. Retrieved February 23, 2013. 
  3. ^ United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
  4. ^ "Postmaster Finder - Post Offices by ZIP Code". United States Postal Service. Retrieved February 23, 2013. 
  5. ^ Rennick, Robert M. (1987). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 375. ISBN 9780813126319.