Fredville, Kentucky

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Unincorporated community
Fredville is located in Kentucky
Fredville is located in the US
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°36′19″N 82°57′53″W / 37.60528°N 82.96472°W / 37.60528; -82.96472Coordinates: 37°36′19″N 82°57′53″W / 37.60528°N 82.96472°W / 37.60528; -82.96472
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Magoffin
Elevation 951 ft (290 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 508035

Fredville is an unincorporated farming community in Magoffin County, Kentucky, United States. It lies along State Route 7 southeast of the city of Salyersville, the county seat of Magoffin County.[1] Its elevation is 951 feet (290 m).[2]

A post office was established at the community's site in 1916: Fredville was named for the son of the first postmaster Cynthia Ann Carpenter.[3] That post office no longer exists, nor are there any services or businesses at Fredville as of 2015, only a handful of homes, mostly associated with small farms.


  1. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '06. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2006, p. 43.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fredville, 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. 110. Retrieved 2013-04-28.