Grethel, Kentucky

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Grethel, Kentucky
Unincorporated community
Grethel is located in Kentucky
Grethel is located in the US
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°29′28″N 82°38′52″W / 37.49111°N 82.64778°W / 37.49111; -82.64778Coordinates: 37°29′28″N 82°38′52″W / 37.49111°N 82.64778°W / 37.49111; -82.64778
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Floyd
Elevation 722 ft (220 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 493369[1]

Grethel is an unincorporated community located in Floyd County, Kentucky, United States.

A post office was established in the community in 1921, and named for the first postmaster's daughter.[2]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Grethel, Kentucky
  2. ^ Rennick, Robert M. (1987). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 126. Retrieved 2013-04-28.