Gapville, Kentucky

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Unincorporated community
Gapville is located in Kentucky
Gapville is located in USA
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°37′48″N 82°57′33″W / 37.63000°N 82.95917°W / 37.63000; -82.95917Coordinates: 37°37′48″N 82°57′33″W / 37.63000°N 82.95917°W / 37.63000; -82.95917
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Magoffin
Elevation 948 ft (289 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 41433
GNIS feature ID 508065[1]

Gapville is an unincorporated community within Magoffin County, Kentucky, United States.

A post office was established in the community in 1888. Gapville was named for a local mountain pass important to early travel through the area.[2]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Gapville, Kentucky
  2. ^ Rennick, Robert M. (1987). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 113. Retrieved 2013-04-28.