Rhoda, Kentucky

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Rhoda, Kentucky
Unincorporated community
Rhoda is located in Kentucky
Rhoda
Rhoda
Rhoda is located in the US
Rhoda
Rhoda
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°9′21″N 86°13′31″W / 37.15583°N 86.22528°W / 37.15583; -86.22528Coordinates: 37°9′21″N 86°13′31″W / 37.15583°N 86.22528°W / 37.15583; -86.22528
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Edmonson
Elevation 568 ft (173 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CST (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 501753[1]

Rhoda is an unincorporated community located in Edmonson County, Kentucky, United States.

History[edit]

A post office called Rhoda was established in 1891, and remained in operation until 1904.[2] An early postmaster gave this community the name of his wife.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Rhoda, Kentucky
  2. ^ "Edmonson County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 25 December 2015. 
  3. ^ Rennick, Robert M. Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 250. ISBN 0-8131-2631-2.