Stab, Kentucky

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Unincorporated community
Stab is located in Kentucky
Stab is located in the US
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°9′5″N 84°26′13″W / 37.15139°N 84.43694°W / 37.15139; -84.43694Coordinates: 37°9′5″N 84°26′13″W / 37.15139°N 84.43694°W / 37.15139; -84.43694
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Pulaski
Elevation 837 ft (255 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CST (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 42557
GNIS feature ID 515642[1]

Stab is an unincorporated community in Pulaski County, Kentucky, United States.


A post office called Stab was established in 1922, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1994.[2] The name Stab was chosen in part for its brevity; the first choice had been rejected as too long by postal authorities.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Stab, Kentucky
  2. ^ "Pulaski County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 April 2015. 
  3. ^ "World's shortest creek in Stab". The Telegraph. May 8, 1980. p. 21. Retrieved 27 April 2015.