Strunk, Kentucky

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Unincorporated community
Strunk is located in Kentucky
Strunk is located in the US
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 36°37′19″N 84°26′1″W / 36.62194°N 84.43361°W / 36.62194; -84.43361Coordinates: 36°37′19″N 84°26′1″W / 36.62194°N 84.43361°W / 36.62194; -84.43361
Country United States
State Kentucky
County McCreary
Elevation 1,427 ft (435 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CST (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 42649
GNIS feature ID 515763[1]

Strunk is an unincorporated community and coal town in McCreary County, Kentucky, United States. The community's post office was established as Strunks Lane on February 18, 1892 and was probably named for George W. Strunk, who owned a local coal mine. By 1894, the post office's [2] name was simplified to Strunk.[3] Its ZIP code is 42649.[4]

Notable people[edit]

  • Master Sergeant Wilburn K. Ross, Medal of Honor Recipient for his service during World War II