Elsie, Kentucky

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Unincorporated community
Nickname(s): Elsie lies along a stretch of the Linking River and is made up of Wolf Branch, Buck Branch, Cripple Creak, and Greasy Creak.
Elsie is located in Kentucky
Elsie is located in the US
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°46′42″N 83°8′10″W / 37.77833°N 83.13611°W / 37.77833; -83.13611Coordinates: 37°46′42″N 83°8′10″W / 37.77833°N 83.13611°W / 37.77833; -83.13611
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Magoffin
Elevation 850 ft (260 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 507935

Elsie is an unincorporated community in Magoffin County, Kentucky, United States. It lies along U.S. Route 460 northwest of the city of Salyersville, the county seat of Magoffin County.[1] Its elevation is 850 feet (259 m).[2]

A post office was established in Elsie in 1911, and named for the daughter of the first postmaster.[3]


  1. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '06. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2006, p. 43.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Elsie, Kentucky, Geographic Names Information System, 1979-09-20. Accessed 2008-01-03.
  3. ^ Rennick, Robert M. (1987). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 93. Retrieved 2013-04-28.