Roaring Spring, Kentucky

Roaring Spring
Unincorporated community
Roaring Spring
Roaring Spring

Location within the state of Kentucky

Coordinates: 36°43′32″N 87°42′25″W / 36.72556°N 87.70694°W / 36.72556; -87.70694Coordinates: 36°43′32″N 87°42′25″W / 36.72556°N 87.70694°W / 36.72556; -87.70694
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Trigg
Elevation 558 ft (170 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
  Summer (DST) CST (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 502041[1]

Roaring Spring is an unincorporated community in Trigg County, Kentucky, United States.

A post office called Roaring Spring was established in 1849, and remained in operation until 1909.[2] The community took its name from a nearby cave spring which produced a roar.[3]


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Roaring Spring, Kentucky
  2. "Trigg County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 24 December 2015.
  3. Rennick, Robert M. Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 252. ISBN 0-8131-2631-2.

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