Busy, Kentucky


Busy is an unincorporated community located in Perry County, Kentucky, United States.

Busy
Busy
Location within the state of Kentucky
Busy
Busy (the United States)
Coordinates: 37°16′42″N 83°17′26″W
CountryUnited States
StateKentucky
CountyPerry
Elevation
915 ft (279 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS feature ID511097[1]

A post office called Busy was established in 1924.[2] The community was so named on account of its enterprising citizens (i.e. "busy as bees").[3] Busy has been noted for its unusual place name.[4]

References


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Busy, Kentucky
  2. "Perry County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 8 June 2015.
  3. Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. p. 19.
  4. Inc, Time (31 January 1944). LIFE. Time Inc. p. 57. ISSN 0024-3019.