Mariba, Kentucky

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Unincorporated community
Mariba is located in Kentucky
Mariba is located in the US
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°54′58″N 83°34′43″W / 37.91611°N 83.57861°W / 37.91611; -83.57861Coordinates: 37°54′58″N 83°34′43″W / 37.91611°N 83.57861°W / 37.91611; -83.57861
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Menifee
Elevation 1,175 ft (358 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 513788

Mariba is an unincorporated community in Menifee County, Kentucky, United States. It lies along U.S. Route 460 and Kentucky Route 77, southeast of the city of Frenchburg, the county seat of Menifee County.[1] Its elevation is 1,175 feet (358 m).[2] The community is part of the Mount Sterling Micropolitan Statistical Area.

The name "Mariba" is taken from Mariba Osborne Taylor.[3]


  1. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '06. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2006, p. 43.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Mariba, Kentucky, Geographic Names Information System, 1979-09-20. Accessed 2008-01-03.
  3. ^ Rennick, Robert (1988). Kentucky Place Names. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky. p. 188. ISBN 0-8131-0179-4. 

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