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|Elevation||725 ft (221 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||507452|
A post office called Barefoot was established in 1881, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1936. The origin of the name "Barefoot" is obscure. Barefoot has been noted for its unusual place name.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Barefoot, Kentucky
- "Nicholas County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 8 June 2015.
- Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. p. 141.
- LIFE. 31 January 1944. p. 57. ISSN 0024-3019.
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