Flat Lick, Kentucky

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Flat Lick
CDP
Flat Lick is located in Kentucky
Flat Lick
Flat Lick
Location within the state of Kentucky
Flat Lick is located in the US
Flat Lick
Flat Lick
Flat Lick (the US)
Coordinates: 36°49′44″N 83°46′13″W / 36.82889°N 83.77028°W / 36.82889; -83.77028Coordinates: 36°49′44″N 83°46′13″W / 36.82889°N 83.77028°W / 36.82889; -83.77028
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Knox
Elevation 1,040 ft (320 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes 40935
GNIS feature ID 492198[1]

Flat Lick is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Knox County, Kentucky, United States.

The oldest community in the county, Flat Lick was settled before 1784 and named for a salty rock which attracted wild animals.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Flat Lick, Kentucky
  2. ^ Rennick, Robert M. (1987). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 102. ISBN 0813126312. Retrieved 2013-04-28.