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Hippo, Kentucky

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Country  United States
County  Floyd
ZIP codes  41637
Elevation  227 m
State  Kentucky
Time zone  Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID  508252
Local time  Saturday 8:27 PM
Hippo, Kentucky
Weather  0°C, Wind NE at 5 km/h, 34% Humidity

Hippo is an unincorporated community located in Floyd County, Kentucky, United States.

Map of Hippo, KY 41653, USA

A post office was established in the community in 1902 and named for local resident Bee Madison "Hippo" Craft. At the time "hippo," short for hypochondriac, was Southern slang for an irritable and complaining person, something Craft was apparently known for in town.

Their post office closed in June 1996.


Hippo, Kentucky Wikipedia

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