Gypsy, Kentucky

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Unincorporated community
Gypsy is located in Kentucky
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°39′45″N 82°57′50″W / 37.66250°N 82.96389°W / 37.66250; -82.96389Coordinates: 37°39′45″N 82°57′50″W / 37.66250°N 82.96389°W / 37.66250; -82.96389
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Magoffin
Elevation 974 ft (297 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 41438
GNIS feature ID 508152[1]

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


Gypsy was named for a daughter of the local schoolteacher who had successfully led the effort to get the community a post office in 1883.[2] The post office there remained in operation from 1883 until it was discontinued in 1994.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Gypsy, Kentucky
  2. ^ Rennick, Robert M. (1987). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 127. Retrieved 2013-04-28. 
  3. ^ "Magoffin County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 2 March 2015.