Cuba, Kentucky

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Cuba, Kentucky
Unincorporated community
Cuba is located in Kentucky
Cuba
Cuba
Cuba is located in the US
Cuba
Cuba
Coordinates: 36°35′06″N 88°37′45″W / 36.58500°N 88.62917°W / 36.58500; -88.62917Coordinates: 36°35′06″N 88°37′45″W / 36.58500°N 88.62917°W / 36.58500; -88.62917
Country  United States
State  Kentucky
County Graves
Elevation 158 m (518 ft)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 490449
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Cuba, Kentucky

Cuba is an unincorporated community in Graves County, Kentucky, United States.[1]

Cuba was named for the Caribbean island Cuba, which at the time defenders of slavery hoped would be acquired from Spain. The Cuba post office, which had been opened in 1858, closed in 1905.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Feature Detail Report for: Cuba, Kentucky." USGS. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Cuba, Kentucky Retrieved May 11, 2011.
  2. ^ Rennick, Robert M. (1987). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 75. Retrieved 2013-04-28.