Means, Kentucky

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Unincorporated community
Means is located in Kentucky
Means is located in the US
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°56′57″N 83°46′21″W / 37.94917°N 83.77250°W / 37.94917; -83.77250Coordinates: 37°56′57″N 83°46′21″W / 37.94917°N 83.77250°W / 37.94917; -83.77250
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Menifee
Elevation 850 ft (260 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 686
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 40346
GNIS feature ID 513896

Means is an unincorporated community in Menifee County, Kentucky, United States. It lies along U.S. Route 460 and Kentucky Route 713, west of the city of Frenchburg, the county seat of Menifee County.[1] Its elevation is 850 feet (259 m).[2] Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 40346.[3] Means is part of the Mount Sterling Micropolitan Statistical Area.

The community has the name of the local Means family.[4]


  1. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '06. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2006, p. 43.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Means, Kentucky, Geographic Names Information System, 1979-09-20. Accessed 2008-01-03.
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  4. ^ Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. p. 83.