Rice Station, Kentucky

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Rice Station is an extinct town in Estill County, in the U.S. state of Kentucky.[1]

History[edit]

A post office called Rice Station was established in 1891, and remained in operation until 1974.[2] The railroad town was named for Charlie Rice, the original owner of the town site.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Rice Station (historical)
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Rice Station Post Office (historical)
  3. ^ Rennick, Robert M. Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 250. ISBN 0-8131-2631-2.

Coordinates: 37°42′09″N 84°02′54″W / 37.7025818°N 84.0482595°W / 37.7025818; -84.0482595