Dingus, Kentucky

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Unincorporated community
Dingus is located in Kentucky
Dingus is located in USA
Location within the state of Kentucky
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
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Morgan
Elevation 883 ft (269 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 507856

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]


  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.