Riceville, Kentucky

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Unincorporated community
Riceville is located in Kentucky
Riceville is located in the US
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°44′4″N 82°55′28″W / 37.73444°N 82.92444°W / 37.73444; -82.92444Coordinates: 37°44′4″N 82°55′28″W / 37.73444°N 82.92444°W / 37.73444; -82.92444
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Johnson
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 41252
GNIS feature ID 508932[1]

Riceville is an unincorporated community in Johnson County, Kentucky, United States. The community's first post office was established on October 17, 1891 and may have been named after local resident, Sherman Rice. A few years later, the community began to flourished after the Big Sandy & Kentucky River Railroad was extended into the community and a lumber mill was established.[2] Riceville's ZIP code is 41252.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Riceville, Kentucky
  2. ^ Rennick, Robert M. Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 250. ISBN 0-8131-2631-2. 
  3. ^ http://webpmt.usps.gov/pmt007.cfm. Retrieved July 30, 2012.  Missing or empty |title= (help)[dead link]