Nobob, Kentucky

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Unincorporated community
Nobob is located in Kentucky
Nobob is located in the US
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 36°51′55″N 85°46′27″W / 36.86528°N 85.77417°W / 36.86528; -85.77417Coordinates: 36°51′55″N 85°46′27″W / 36.86528°N 85.77417°W / 36.86528; -85.77417
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Barren
Elevation 833 ft (254 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CST (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 508712[1]

Nobob is an unincorporated community in Barren County, Kentucky, United States.


A post office called Nobob was established in 1854, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1936.[2] The community took its name from nearby Nobob Creek.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Nobob, Kentucky
  2. ^ "Barren County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 April 2015. 
  3. ^ Rennick, Robert M. (5 December 2013). From Red Hot to Monkey's Eyebrow: Unusual Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 41. ISBN 978-0-8131-4614-0.