Thelma, Kentucky

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Unincorporated community
Thelma is located in Kentucky
Thelma is located in the US
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°49′09″N 82°45′56″W / 37.81917°N 82.76556°W / 37.81917; -82.76556Coordinates: 37°49′09″N 82°45′56″W / 37.81917°N 82.76556°W / 37.81917; -82.76556
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Johnson
Elevation 636 ft (194 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 41260
GNIS feature ID 509201

Thelma is an unincorporated community in Johnson County, Kentucky, United States. The community was originally known as Buskirk, after a local family. But, when the community received its first post office on June 5, 1905, it was renamed Thelma after the daughter of Warren Meek. Meek was a successful pioneer in the newspaper field in the Big Sandy Valley. B[1]

Thelma's ZIP code is 41260.

Thelma is located at an elevation of 636 feet.[2]


  1. ^ Rennick, Robert M. (1988). "Place Names". Kentucky Place Names. Lexington, Kentucky: The University Press of Kentucky. ISBN 0-8131-0179-4.  Retrieved on 2009-10-23
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Thelma, Kentucky Retrieved on 2009-10-23