Dwarf, Kentucky


Dwarf is an unincorporated community located in Perry County, Kentucky, United States. The town was named after Jeremiah Combs, whose nickname of "Short Jerry" pointed to his diminutive size.[2][3]

Dwarf
Dwarf
Location within the state of Kentucky
Dwarf
Dwarf (the United States)
Coordinates: 37°20′6″N 83°7′53″W
CountryUnited States
StateKentucky
CountyPerry
Elevation
938 ft (286 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
41739
GNIS feature ID491378[1]

Its post office is still active (see image)

See also


 United States portal

References


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Dwarf, Kentucky
  2. Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. p. 40.
  3. Rennick, Charles (1984). Kentucky Place Names. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky. p. 87.