Ermine, Kentucky

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Ermine, Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°09′38″N 82°47′56″W / 37.160523°N 82.798881°W / 37.160523; -82.798881Coordinates: 37°09′38″N 82°47′56″W / 37.160523°N 82.798881°W / 37.160523; -82.798881
CountryUnited States
StateKentucky
CountyLetcher
Area
 • Total5.32242 sq mi (13.7850 km2)
 • Land5.32242 sq mi (13.7850 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,240 ft (378 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total662
 • Density14.4/sq mi (5.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
41815
Area code(s)606
GNIS feature ID491809

Ermine is an unincorporated community in Letcher County, Kentucky, United States. Its ZIP Code is 41815.[1][2][3]

A post office was established in the community in 1904. The origins of the place name Ermine are unclear: it might have named for the first postmaster Ermine Webb, resident Ermine Hall, or resident Ermine Craft.[4] Letcher County Central High School was established in the area in 2005.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ZIP Code 41815, ERMINE KY, U.S. ZIP Codes, Database - ERMINE Kentucky KY Map". Zip-codes.com. Retrieved 2010-05-30.
  2. ^ "ERMINE, Kentucky USPS Blue Mailbox and Post Office Locations". Payphone-project.com. Retrieved 2010-05-30.
  3. ^ "Ermine, Kentucky (41815) Conditions & Forecast : Weather Underground". Wunderground.com. 2010-05-26. Retrieved 2010-05-30.
  4. ^ Rennick, Robert M. (1987). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 95. Retrieved 2013-04-28.