Jonancy, Kentucky

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Unincorporated community
Jonancy is located in Kentucky
Jonancy is located in the US
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°18′59″N 82°34′59″W / 37.31639°N 82.58306°W / 37.31639; -82.58306Coordinates: 37°18′59″N 82°34′59″W / 37.31639°N 82.58306°W / 37.31639; -82.58306
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Pike
Elevation 945 ft (288 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CST (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 41538
GNIS feature ID 508353[1]

Jonancy is a small unincorporated community and coal town in Pike County, Kentucky, United States, in the far eastern part of the state.[2] The latitude and longitude are 37.316N and -82.583W. Jonancy is in the Eastern Coal Field region. The community is in the Eastern time zone.

According to James Blake Miller, the hamlet's best-known resident, Jonancy was "named after my great-great-great grandparents: Joe and Nancy Miller ... [t]hey were the first people in those parts."[3]