Kelly, Kentucky

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Community of Kelly
Community
Location of Kelly, Kentucky
Location of Kelly, Kentucky
Coordinates: 36°58′14″N 87°28′37″W / 36.97056°N 87.47694°W / 36.97056; -87.47694Coordinates: 36°58′14″N 87°28′37″W / 36.97056°N 87.47694°W / 36.97056; -87.47694
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Christian
Elevation 797 ft (243 m)
Time zone Eastern (CST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) CST (UTC-4)
ZIP code 40067
Area code(s) 270 & 364
Website www.kellyky.com

Kelly is an unincorporated community in Christian County, Kentucky, in the United States. Kelly is located at 36°58′14″N 87°28′37″W / 36.97056°N 87.47694°W / 36.97056; -87.47694 (38.218373, -85.353058), on U.S. Route 41. It is best known for being the location of the 1955 Kelly-Hopkinsville alien encounter, in which residents reported seeing unidentifiable creatures and lights at a rural farmhouse. In honor of this event, the community hosts the Kelly "Little Green Men" Days festival each year, where visitors can buy "intergalactic souvenirs".

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