Baptist, Kentucky

Baptist was an unincorporated community in Harrison County, Kentucky, United States.

Baptist, Kentucky
Baptist is located in Kentucky
Baptist
Baptist
Baptist is located in the United States
Baptist
Baptist
Coordinates: 38°28′39″N 84°11′9″W / 38.47750°N 84.18583°W / 38.47750; -84.18583Coordinates: 38°28′39″N 84°11′9″W / 38.47750°N 84.18583°W / 38.47750; -84.18583
CountryUnited States
StateKentucky
CountyHarrison
Elevation
761 ft (232 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CST)
GNIS feature ID2564156[1]

HistoryEdit

A post office was established at Baptist in 1888, and remained in operation until 1906.[2] The community probably took its name from the local Beaver Baptist Church.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Baptist, Kentucky
  2. ^ "Harrison County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
  3. ^ "Harrison County". Robert M. Rennick Manuscript Collection. Retrieved 2 January 2020.