Daisy, Kentucky


Daisy is an unincorporated community in Perry County, Kentucky, United States. The population is 1758 as of the 2000 United States Census, with a population density of 32 per square mile. The area is known historically for its coal mining.

Daisy, Kentucky
Location of Daisy within Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°06′46.64″N 83°05′35.32″W
Country United States
State Kentucky
CountyPerry
Area
  Total54.5 sq mi (87.7 km2)
  Land54.5 sq mi (87.7 km2)
  Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
965 ft (294 m)
Population
 (2000)
  Total1,758
  Density32/sq mi (12/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
41731
Area code(s)606
GNIS feature ID511699[1]

Daisy was the birthplace and hometown of notable American Appalachian musician Roscoe Holcomb and 2018 National Student Teacher of the Year, Parth Shah.[2]

References


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Daisy, Kentucky
  2. Marshall, Alli (2005-11-13). "The air up there: An old-time-music classic turns 40". Mountain XPress. Archived from the original on March 6, 2008. Retrieved June 8, 2010.