Grab, Kentucky

Unincorporated community

Location within the state of Kentucky

Coordinates: 37°13′33″N 85°36′6″W / 37.22583°N 85.60167°W / 37.22583; -85.60167Coordinates: 37°13′33″N 85°36′6″W / 37.22583°N 85.60167°W / 37.22583; -85.60167
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Green
Elevation 774 ft (236 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
  Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 508116[1]

Grab is an unincorporated community in Green, Kentucky, United States.

A post office was established in the community in 1906, with store-owner Daniel K. Cramer, postmaster. The origins of the name Grab are unclear. Some believe it refers to Cramer's practice of selling candy by the handful, while others believe it describes the activity of shoplifters in the country store.[2]


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Grab, Kentucky
  2. Rennick, Robert M. (1987). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 120. Retrieved 2013-04-28.

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