Mousie, Kentucky

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Unincorporated community
Mousie is located in Kentucky
Mousie is located in the US
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°25′6″N 82°52′42″W / 37.41833°N 82.87833°W / 37.41833; -82.87833Coordinates: 37°25′6″N 82°52′42″W / 37.41833°N 82.87833°W / 37.41833; -82.87833
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Knott
Elevation 797 ft (243 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 41839
GNIS feature ID 498964[1]

Mousie is an unincorporated community within Knott County, Kentucky, United States.


A post office called Mousie has been in operation since 1916.[2] Mousie was the name of the first postmaster's daughter.[3] According to one account, the girl's name was Mousie Martin.[4]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Mousie, Kentucky
  2. ^ "Knott County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 10 February 2015. 
  3. ^ Hook, J. N. (10 June 2014). All Those Wonderful Names. Open Road Media. p. 282. ISBN 978-1-4976-1186-3. 
  4. ^ Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. p. 86.