Firebrick, Kentucky

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Firebrick, Kentucky
Firebrick is located in Kentucky
Firebrick
Firebrick
Location in Kentucky
Firebrick is located in the United States
Firebrick
Firebrick
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 38°41′15″N 83°2′50″W / 38.68750°N 83.04722°W / 38.68750; -83.04722Coordinates: 38°41′15″N 83°2′50″W / 38.68750°N 83.04722°W / 38.68750; -83.04722
CountryUnited States
StateKentucky
CountyLewis
Elevation
587 ft (179 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EST)
ZIP codes
41137
GNIS feature ID492090[1]

Firebrick is an unincorporated community in Lewis County, Kentucky, United States. The Firebrick post office, opened in 1892 with postmaster William Beyerly,[2] closed in January 2004 [3]

It was named for a local brickworks that is no longer in operation.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Firebrick, Kentucky
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Firebrick KY post office
  3. ^ http://webpmt.usps.gov/pmt011.cfm[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ Rennick, Robert (1987). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 101. ISBN 0813126312. Retrieved 2013-04-13. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)