Foster, Bracken County, Kentucky

Unincorporated community

Lenoxburg-Foster Road

Location within the state of Kentucky

Coordinates: 38°47′57″N 84°12′47″W / 38.79917°N 84.21306°W / 38.79917; -84.21306Coordinates: 38°47′57″N 84°12′47″W / 38.79917°N 84.21306°W / 38.79917; -84.21306
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Bracken
  Total 0.098 sq mi (0.25 km2)
  Land 0.098 sq mi (0.25 km2)
  Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 528 ft (161 m)
Population (2010)[2]
  Total 44
  Density 450/sq mi (170/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
  Summer (DST) CST (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 41043
GNIS feature ID 517057[3]

Foster (also known as Fosters) is an unincorporated community located in Bracken County, Kentucky, United States. Its population was 44 as of the 2010 census, which recorded it as a city;[2] although Foster was once incorporated, it had become unincorporated by 2008.[4]


Foster was originally called Fosters Landing; both names honor pioneer Israel Foster.[5] A post office called Foster's Landing was established in 1847, and the name was changed to Foster in 1850.[6]


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