Ritchie, Kentucky

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Ritchie is an unincorporated community in Knott County, in the U.S. state of Kentucky.[1]

History[edit]

A post office was established at Ritchie in 1900, and remained in operation until 1974.[2] Abbie Ritchie was the first postmaster.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Ritchie, Kentucky
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Ritchie Post Office (historical)
  3. ^ Rennick, Robert M. Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 252. ISBN 0-8131-2631-2.

Coordinates: 37°18′41″N 83°05′01″W / 37.31139°N 83.08361°W / 37.31139; -83.08361