Kettle, Kentucky

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Unincorporated community
Kettle is located in Kentucky
Kettle is located in the US
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 36°42′8″N 85°21′40″W / 36.70222°N 85.36111°W / 36.70222; -85.36111Coordinates: 36°42′8″N 85°21′40″W / 36.70222°N 85.36111°W / 36.70222; -85.36111
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Cumberland
Elevation 984 ft (300 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 508385

Kettle is an unincorporated community in Cumberland County, Kentucky, United States. It lies along Route 61 south of the city of Burkesville, the county seat of Cumberland County.[1] Its elevation is 984 feet (300 m).[2]

The community was named after a creek of the same name.[3]


  1. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '06. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2006, p. 42.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Kettle, Kentucky, Geographic Names Information System, 1979-09-20. Accessed 2007-12-31.
  3. ^ Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. p. 72.