Pruden, Kentucky and Tennessee

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Unincorporated community
Houses along Pruden Road
Houses along Pruden Road
Pruden is located in Tennessee
Pruden is located in the US
Location on Kentucky–Tennessee border
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
Country United States
States Kentucky and Tennessee
County Bell (Kentucky) and Claiborne (Tennessee)
Elevation 1,260 ft (380 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 37851[1]
GNIS feature ID 1310724[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]