Marrowbone, Cumberland County, Kentucky

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Marrowbone, Kentucky
Census-designated place
Marrowbone is located in Kentucky
Marrowbone
Marrowbone
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 36°49′39″N 85°30′24″W / 36.82750°N 85.50667°W / 36.82750; -85.50667Coordinates: 36°49′39″N 85°30′24″W / 36.82750°N 85.50667°W / 36.82750; -85.50667
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Cumberland
Area
 • Total 1.29 sq mi (3.34 km2)
 • Land 1.27 sq mi (3.30 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.04 km2)
Elevation 643 ft (196 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 217
 • Density 170/sq mi (65.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 42759
FIPS code 21-50124
GNIS feature ID 497558

Marrowbone is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Cumberland County, Kentucky, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 217.[1] It has a post office, with the ZIP code of 42759.[2]

Geography[edit]

It lies along Route 90 west of the city of Burkesville, the county seat of Cumberland County.[3] Its elevation is 643 feet (196 m), and it is located at about (36.8288889, -85.5030556).[4]

History[edit]

In March 2010, nine congregants of the Marrowbone Christian Brotherhood Mennonite Church were among eleven killed on Interstate 65 near Bowling Green and Mammoth Cave National Park in Kentucky's deadliest vehicle wreck in 20 years.

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