Bimble, Kentucky

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Bimble, Kentucky
Bimble is located in Kentucky
Bimble
Bimble
Bimble is located in the United States
Bimble
Bimble
Coordinates: 36°52′30″N 83°49′50″W / 36.87500°N 83.83056°W / 36.87500; -83.83056Coordinates: 36°52′30″N 83°49′50″W / 36.87500°N 83.83056°W / 36.87500; -83.83056
CountryUnited States
StateKentucky
CountyKnox
Elevation
1,030 ft (310 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EST)
ZIP codes
40915
GNIS feature ID487321[1]

Bimble is an unincorporated community in Knox County, Kentucky, United States.

The name Bimble was formed by compounding the names of two local farm animals, Bim and Bill.[2] The village was previously known as Yeager until 1966.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bimble, Kentucky
  2. ^ Vedral, Joyce L. (15 October 1990). Uncle John's Third Bathroom Reader. St. Martin's Press. p. 183. ISBN 978-0-312-04586-9.
  3. ^ Rennick, Robert M. (2013). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. ISBN 0813144019. Retrieved 22 December 2017.