Goldbug, Kentucky

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Goldbug
Goldbug is located in Kentucky
Goldbug
Goldbug
Location within the state of Kentucky
Goldbug is located in the United States
Goldbug
Goldbug
Goldbug (the United States)
Coordinates: 36°47′33″N 84°10′5″W / 36.79250°N 84.16806°W / 36.79250; -84.16806Coordinates: 36°47′33″N 84°10′5″W / 36.79250°N 84.16806°W / 36.79250; -84.16806
CountryUnited States
StateKentucky
CountyWhitley
Elevation
1,122 ft (342 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EST)
GNIS feature ID512337[1]

Goldbug is an unincorporated community located in Whitley County, Kentucky, United States.

A post office was established in the community in 1896. The name Goldbug is thought to refer to supporters of the central gold standard issue in the United States presidential election, 1896.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Goldbug, Kentucky
  2. ^ Rennick, Robert M. (1987). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 118. Retrieved 2013-04-28.