Flippin, Kentucky

Unincorporated community

Location within the state of Kentucky

Coordinates: 36°43′13″N 85°52′27″W / 36.72028°N 85.87417°W / 36.72028; -85.87417Coordinates: 36°43′13″N 85°52′27″W / 36.72028°N 85.87417°W / 36.72028; -85.87417
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Monroe
Elevation 735 ft (224 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
  Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 492255[1]

Flippin is an unincorporated community located in Monroe County, Kentucky, United States. It was also known as Johnstonville.

The community was named for the local Flippin family of pioneers.[2]


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Flippin, Kentucky
  2. Rennick, Robert M. (1987). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. pp. 103–104. Retrieved 2013-04-28.

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