Ep, Kentucky

Unincorporated community

Location within the state of Kentucky

Coordinates: 38°27′54″N 84°50′28″W / 38.46500°N 84.84111°W / 38.46500; -84.84111Coordinates: 38°27′54″N 84°50′28″W / 38.46500°N 84.84111°W / 38.46500; -84.84111
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Owen
Elevation 866 ft (264 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
  Summer (DST) CST (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 2567366[1]

Ep was an unincorporated community in Owen County, Kentucky, United States.

A post office operated in the community from 1881 to 1903. According to tradition, prominent resident Penelope Sullivan was often called 'Aunt Ep' by children who found her name hard to pronounce.[2]


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Ep, Kentucky
  2. Rennick, Robert M. (1987). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 94. Retrieved 2013-04-28.

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