Texas, Kentucky

Texas is an unincorporated community in Washington County, in the U.S. state of Kentucky.[1]


A post office called Texas was established in 1853, and remained in operation until 1964.[2] The community was named after the state of Texas.[3]


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Texas, Kentucky
  2. "Washington County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 16 April 2015.
  3. "Towns named after states". Reading Eagle. Jul 2, 1897. p. 3. Retrieved 14 October 2015.

Coordinates: 37°39′20″N 85°06′37″W / 37.65556°N 85.11028°W / 37.65556; -85.11028

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