Baptist, Kentucky

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Baptist, Kentucky
Baptist is located in Kentucky
Baptist
Baptist
Baptist is located in the United States
Baptist
Baptist
Coordinates: 38°28′39″N 84°11′9″W / 38.47750°N 84.18583°W / 38.47750; -84.18583Coordinates: 38°28′39″N 84°11′9″W / 38.47750°N 84.18583°W / 38.47750; -84.18583
CountryUnited States
StateKentucky
CountyHarrison
Elevation
761 ft (232 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CST)
GNIS feature ID2564156[1]

Baptist is an unincorporated community in Harrison County, Kentucky, United States.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Baptist in 1888, and remained in operation until 1906.[2] The community took its name from the local Stillwater Old Baptist Church.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Baptist, Kentucky
  2. ^ "Harrison County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
  3. ^ Rennick, Robert M. (28 August 2013). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 55. ISBN 0-8131-4401-9.