Fairdealing, Kentucky

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Fairdealing, Kentucky
Fairdealing, Kentucky is located in Kentucky
Fairdealing, Kentucky
Fairdealing, Kentucky
Coordinates: 36°50′48″N 88°14′21″W / 36.84667°N 88.23917°W / 36.84667; -88.23917Coordinates: 36°50′48″N 88°14′21″W / 36.84667°N 88.23917°W / 36.84667; -88.23917
CountryUnited States
StateKentucky
CountyMarshall
Elevation
459 ft (140 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)270
GNIS feature ID507968[1]

Fairdealing is an unincorporated community in Marshall County, Kentucky, United States. Fairdealing is located on U.S. Route 68, 6.2 miles (10.0 km) east of Benton. A couple of stores and Jonathan Elementary School are located in this community.

In 1838, a post office was established in the community said to be named for storekeeper whose deals were perceived as fair. The post office was discontinued in 1908.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fairdealing, Kentucky
  2. ^ Rennick, Robert M. (1987). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 97. Retrieved 2013-04-28.