Hazel Green, Kentucky

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This article is about the unincorporated place in Kentucky. For the census-designated place in Alabama, see Hazel Green, Alabama. For other uses, see Hazel Green (disambiguation).
Hazel Green
Unincorporated community & census-designated place
Nickname(s): Trimble's Store
Hazel Green is located in Kentucky
Hazel Green
Hazel Green
Hazel Green is located in the US
Hazel Green
Hazel Green
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°47′51″N 83°25′0″W / 37.79750°N 83.41667°W / 37.79750; -83.41667Coordinates: 37°47′51″N 83°25′0″W / 37.79750°N 83.41667°W / 37.79750; -83.41667
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Wolfe
Elevation 922 ft (281 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 41332
GNIS feature ID 493953

Hazel Green (also Tribles Store) is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Wolfe County, Kentucky, United States. It lies along Routes 191 and 205 northeast of the city of Campton, the county seat of Wolfe County.[1] Its elevation is 922 feet (281 m).[2] Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 41332.[3]

A post office was established as Hazle Green [sic] in 1829, and named for the hazel shrubs prevalent in the area. The name of the post office was officially changed to its present spelling in 1889.[4]

Notable person[edit]

  • Pete Center, baseball player.
  • South Trimble U.S. House of Representatives -Longest serving Clerk of the House of Representatives

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '06. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2006, p. 43.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hazel Green, Kentucky, Geographic Names Information System, 1979-09-20. Accessed 2008-01-03.
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  4. ^ Rennick, Robert M. (1987). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 135. Retrieved 2013-04-28. 

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