Kirksville, Kentucky

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Unincorporated community
Kirksville is located in Kentucky
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°39′55″N 84°24′33″W / 37.66528°N 84.40917°W / 37.66528; -84.40917Coordinates: 37°39′55″N 84°24′33″W / 37.66528°N 84.40917°W / 37.66528; -84.40917
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Madison
Elevation 984 ft (300 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 495804[1]

Kirksville is an unincorporated community located in Madison County, Kentucky, United States. It was formerly known as Centerville; the new name honored local store owner Samuel Kirkendall.[2]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Kirksville, Kentucky
  2. ^ Rennick, Robert. Kentucky Place Names, p. 161. University Press of Kentucky (Lexington), 1987. Accessed 1 Aug 2013.