Paint Lick, Kentucky

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Paint Lick, Kentucky
Unincorporated community
Nickname(s): "The Jewel Of Garrard County" [unofficial]
Paint Lick is located in Kentucky
Paint Lick
Paint Lick
Location within the state of Kentucky
Paint Lick is located in the US
Paint Lick
Paint Lick
Paint Lick (the US)
Coordinates: 37°37′0″N 84°24′34″W / 37.61667°N 84.40944°W / 37.61667; -84.40944Coordinates: 37°37′0″N 84°24′34″W / 37.61667°N 84.40944°W / 37.61667; -84.40944
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Garrard
Elevation 820 ft (250 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes 40461
GNIS feature ID 500117

Paint Lick is an unincorporated community in Garrard County, Kentucky, United States. It lies along Routes 21 and 52 east of the city of Lancaster. the county seat of Garrard County.[1] In 2015, a new route for KY 52 opened, bypassing the town, and essentially wiping it off the map. Its elevation is 820 feet (250 m).[2] Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 40461.[3] Historic sites within the community include Paint Lick Presbyterian Church (1879).