Burnaugh, Kentucky

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Burnaugh, Kentucky
Unincorporated community
Nickname(s): Big Town of Burnaugh
Burnaugh, Kentucky is located in Kentucky
Burnaugh, Kentucky
Burnaugh, Kentucky
Burnaugh, Kentucky is located in the US
Burnaugh, Kentucky
Burnaugh, Kentucky
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 38°15′37″N 82°34′54″W / 38.26028°N 82.58167°W / 38.26028; -82.58167Coordinates: 38°15′37″N 82°34′54″W / 38.26028°N 82.58167°W / 38.26028; -82.58167
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Boyd
Elevation 587 ft (179 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 41129
GNIS feature ID 488442[1]

Burnaugh, Kentucky is an unincorporated community located in Boyd County, Kentucky along U.S. Route 23. Being located between two communities, Burgess Station, a former C&O Freight and passenger terminal and Kavanaugh, it takes its name from the combination of the two communities.[2] It is located on both the former Mayo Trail (Ky. Rt. 3 prior to 1964) and present-day U.S. Route 23. Burnaugh is located within the ZIP Code Tabulation Area for zip code 41129, which includes the nearby city of Catlettsburg.[3]

Special Metals Corporation has operated a facility at Burnaugh since 1967.[4]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Burnaugh, Kentucky Retrieved on 2010-08-08
  2. ^ Rennick, Robert M. (1988). "Place Names". Kentucky Place Names. Lexington, Kentucky: The University Press of Kentucky. ISBN 0-8131-0179-4.  Retrieved on 2010-08-08
  3. ^ Kentucky ZIP Code Lookup Retrieved on 2010-08-08
  4. ^ Special Metals Corporation Archived September 23, 2010, at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved on 2010-08-08