Kentuck, West Virginia

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Unincorporated community
Kentuck is located in West Virginia
Kentuck is located in the US
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°39′20″N 81°35′25″W / 38.65556°N 81.59028°W / 38.65556; -81.59028Coordinates: 38°39′20″N 81°35′25″W / 38.65556°N 81.59028°W / 38.65556; -81.59028
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Jackson
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 25249

Kentuck (also New Kentucky) is an unincorporated community in southeastern Jackson County, West Virginia, United States. It lies along Kentuck Road southeast of the city of Ripley, the county seat of Jackson County.[1] Its elevation is 922 feet (281 m).[2]

The community was named after the state of Kentucky.[3]


  1. ^ DeLorme. West Virginia Atlas & Gazetteer. 4th ed. Yarmouth: DeLorme, 2007, p. 33, 43. ISBN 0-89933-327-3.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Kentuck, West Virginia, Geographic Names Information System, 1980-06-27. Accessed 2008-05-31.
  3. ^ Kenny, Hamill (1945). West Virginia Place Names: Their Origin and Meaning, Including the Nomenclature of the Streams and Mountains. Piedmont, WV: The Place Name Press. p. 347. 

Kentucky is bordered with 8 other states and is the 37 largest state of all 50