Mud Lick, Kentucky
Kentucky Route 63 in Mud Lick
|Elevation||1,027 ft (313 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||498989|
Mud Lick is a rural unincorporated community in Monroe County, Kentucky, United States. It is concentrated around the intersection of Kentucky Route 63 and Kentucky Route 870, northwest of Tompkinsville.
In popular culture
Former WWE wrestler Hillbilly Jim was billed as being from Mud Lick, Kentucky. He now hosts a radio show, Hillbilly Jim's Moonshine Matinee, on the Sirius XM radio station Outlaw Country (Channel 60), and references himself as broadcasting from Mud Lick, Kentucky.
An X-Files episode, "Kitten" S11 E6 (first aired February 7, 2018) takes place primarily in Mud Lick, with some scenes in Vietnam and FBI Headquarters (Virginia). The premise is that U.S. Marines in Vietnam were exposed to a mind-altering gas, and later subjected to experiments at a facility in Mud Lick, making them see monsters and go on lethal rampages.
- "Mud Lick". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- Rennick, Robert M. (1987). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 207. Retrieved 2013-04-28.
- "Hillbilly Jim". WWE.com. WWE. Retrieved April 26, 2014.
- Outlaw Country, Sirius XM website. Accessed: 5 April 2017.
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