Dwarf, Kentucky

Unincorporated community

Location within the state of Kentucky

Coordinates: 37°20′6″N 83°7′53″W / 37.33500°N 83.13139°W / 37.33500; -83.13139Coordinates: 37°20′6″N 83°7′53″W / 37.33500°N 83.13139°W / 37.33500; -83.13139
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Perry
Elevation 938 ft (286 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
  Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 41739
GNIS feature ID 491378[1]

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 stature.[2]

Its post office is still active (see image)


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Dwarf, Kentucky
  2. Rennick, Charles (1984). Kentucky Place Names. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky. p. 87.

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