Thousandsticks, Kentucky

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Thousandsticks, Kentucky
Unincorporated community
Thousandsticks, Kentucky is located in Kentucky
Thousandsticks, Kentucky
Thousandsticks, Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°11′06″N 83°25′44″W / 37.18500°N 83.42889°W / 37.18500; -83.42889Coordinates: 37°11′06″N 83°25′44″W / 37.18500°N 83.42889°W / 37.18500; -83.42889
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Leslie
Elevation 961 ft (293 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 41766
Area code(s) 606
GNIS feature ID 515934[1]

Thousandsticks is an unincorporated community in Leslie County, Kentucky, United States. Thousandsticks is located at the junction of the Hal Rogers Parkway and Kentucky Route 118 3.5 miles (5.6 km) northwest of Hyden. Thousandsticks had a post office with ZIP code 41766 [2] which closed in 2005.[3]

History[edit]

A post office called Thousandsticks has been in operation since 1924.[4] The community was named after nearby Thousandsticks Branch.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Thousandsticks, Kentucky
  2. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  3. ^ http://about.usps.com/who-we-are/postmasterfinder/welcome.htm
  4. ^ "Leslie County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 29 April 2015. 
  5. ^ Bergstrom, Bill (December 11, 1984). "Origins of place names are traced". Kentucky New Era. pp. 2B. Retrieved 29 April 2015.