Bugtussle, Kentucky

Unincorporated community

Location within the state of Kentucky

Coordinates: 36°37′33″N 85°52′33″W / 36.62583°N 85.87583°W / 36.62583; -85.87583Coordinates: 36°37′33″N 85°52′33″W / 36.62583°N 85.87583°W / 36.62583; -85.87583
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Monroe
Elevation 866 ft (264 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
  Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 507615[1]

Bugtussle is an unincorporated community in Monroe County, Kentucky, United States. The community was so named on account of doodlebugs being frequent there.[2] Bugtussle has been noted on lists of unusual place names.[3][4]


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bugtussle, Kentucky
  2. Rennick, Charles (1984). Kentucky Place Names. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky. p. 40.
  3. Parker, Quentin (2010). Welcome to Horneytown, North Carolina, Population: 15: An insider's guide to 201 of the world's weirdest and wildest places. Adams Media. pp. viii.
  4. Staten, Vince (18 December 2012). Kentucky Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff. Rowman & Littlefield. p. 80. ISBN 978-0-7627-9270-2.

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