Pruden, Kentucky and Tennessee

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Pruden
Unincorporated community
Houses along Pruden Road
Houses along Pruden Road
Pruden is located in Tennessee
Pruden
Pruden
Location on Kentucky–Tennessee border
Pruden is located in the US
Pruden
Pruden
Pruden (the US)
Coordinates: 36°35′10″N 83°54′04″W / 36.58611°N 83.90111°W / 36.58611; -83.90111Coordinates: 36°35′10″N 83°54′04″W / 36.58611°N 83.90111°W / 36.58611; -83.90111
CountryUnited States
StatesKentucky and Tennessee
CountyBell (Kentucky) and Claiborne (Tennessee)
Elevation1,260 ft (380 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code37851[1]
GNIS feature ID1310724[2]

Pruden is an unincorporated community located partly in Bell County, Kentucky and partly in Claiborne County, Tennessee, in the southeastern United States.[2] It is located along Tennessee State Route 90 and Kentucky Route 74, which intersect at the state line, in the upper Clearfork Valley.[3][4] Pruden had a post office on the Tennessee side of the border from September 20, 1906, to May 21, 2011; it still has its own ZIP code, 37851.[1][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15.
  2. ^ a b "Pruden, Tennessee". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  3. ^ State Primary Road System: Bell County (PDF) (Map). Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. 2012. Retrieved December 9, 2012.
  4. ^ Claiborne County, Tennessee General Highway Map (PDF) (Map). Tennessee Department of Transportation. 2010. Retrieved December 9, 2012.
  5. ^ "Postmaster Finder - Post Offices by ZIP Code". United States Postal Service. Retrieved December 9, 2012.