Gays Creek, Kentucky

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Gays Creek, Kentucky
Gays Creek, Kentucky is located in Kentucky
Gays Creek, Kentucky
Gays Creek, Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°19′41″N 83°25′40″W / 37.32806°N 83.42778°W / 37.32806; -83.42778Coordinates: 37°19′41″N 83°25′40″W / 37.32806°N 83.42778°W / 37.32806; -83.42778
CountryUnited States
StateKentucky
CountyPerry
Elevation
886 ft (270 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
41745
Area code(s)606
GNIS feature ID512293[1]

Gays Creek is an unincorporated community in Perry County, Kentucky, United States. Gays Creek is 14 miles (23 km) west-northwest of Hazard.[2] Gays Creek has a post office, established in 1888, with ZIP code 41745.[3]

The community was named in honor of Henry Gay, a local Revolutionary War veteran who died in 1830.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gays Creek". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ State Primary Road System: Perry County (PDF) (Map). Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. 2012. Retrieved June 11, 2012.
  3. ^ United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15.
  4. ^ Rennick, Robert M. (1987). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 114. ISBN 9780813126319.