Ginseng, Kentucky

Unincorporated community

Location within the state of Kentucky

Coordinates: 37°30′17″N 85°34′52″W / 37.50472°N 85.58111°W / 37.50472; -85.58111Coordinates: 37°30′17″N 85°34′52″W / 37.50472°N 85.58111°W / 37.50472; -85.58111
Country United States
State Kentucky
County LaRue
Elevation 554 ft (169 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
  Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 508091[1]

Ginseng is an unincorporated community located in LaRue County, Kentucky, United States. The town was named for the crop ginseng, which was harvested by locals to be sold at market in Elizabethtown, Kentucky.[2] Its post office, opened in 1898 with Charles Merrill as its postmaster, is closed.[3]


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