Dingus, Kentucky

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Dingus
Dingus is located in Kentucky
Dingus
Dingus
Location within the state of Kentucky
Dingus is located in the United States
Dingus
Dingus
Dingus (the United States)
Coordinates: 37°54′29″N 83°06′08″W / 37.90806°N 83.10222°W / 37.90806; -83.10222Coordinates: 37°54′29″N 83°06′08″W / 37.90806°N 83.10222°W / 37.90806; -83.10222
CountryUnited States
StateKentucky
CountyMorgan
Elevation
883 ft (269 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS feature ID507856

Dingus is an unincorporated community in Morgan County, Kentucky on Kentucky Highway 437, between Elamton and Mima. The town is located 14 miles from West Liberty, the county seat. There was formerly a post office in the town,[1] but residents are now served by the post office at Elkfork, Kentucky (41421). Dingus lies at an elevation of 883 feet (269 m).[2]

The community was named for early postmaster Charles B. Dingus.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ USGS
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Dingus, Kentucky
  3. ^ Rennick, Robert M. (1987). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 82. Retrieved 2013-04-28.