Busy, Kentucky

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Unincorporated community
Busy is located in Kentucky
Location within the state of Kentucky
Busy is located in the US
Busy (the US)
Coordinates: 37°16′42″N 83°17′26″W / 37.27833°N 83.29056°W / 37.27833; -83.29056Coordinates: 37°16′42″N 83°17′26″W / 37.27833°N 83.29056°W / 37.27833; -83.29056
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Perry
Elevation 915 ft (279 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 511097[1]

Busy is an unincorporated community located in Perry County, Kentucky, United States.

A post office called Busy was established in 1924.[2] The community was so named on account of its enterprising citizens (i.e. "busy as bees").[3] Busy has been noted for its unusual place name.[4]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Busy, Kentucky
  2. ^ "Perry County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 8 June 2015. 
  3. ^ Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. p. 19. 
  4. ^ Inc, Time (31 January 1944). LIFE. Time Inc. p. 57. ISSN 0024-3019.