Dice, Kentucky


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

Dice
Dice
Location within the state of Kentucky
Dice
Dice (the United States)
Coordinates: 37°21′46″N 83°13′39″W
CountryUnited States
StateKentucky
CountyPerry
Elevation
988 ft (301 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS feature ID507854[1]

The origin of the name "Dice" is obscure.[2] It may be based on a surname originating in England.[3]

References


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Dice, Kentucky
  2. Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. p. 141.
  3. The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland, edited by Patrick Hanks, Richard Coates, Peter McClure. Page 719.