Goddard, Kentucky

Goddard is an unincorporated community in Fleming County, Kentucky, United States. Goddard is located on Kentucky Route 32, 7.7 miles (12.4 km) east-southeast of Flemingsburg.[2] Goddard Bridge, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is located in Goddard.[3]

Goddard, Kentucky
Goddard is located in Kentucky
Goddard
Goddard
Coordinates: 38°21′45″N 83°36′53″W / 38.36250°N 83.61472°W / 38.36250; -83.61472Coordinates: 38°21′45″N 83°36′53″W / 38.36250°N 83.61472°W / 38.36250; -83.61472
CountryUnited States
StateKentucky
CountyFleming
Elevation
709 ft (216 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)606
GNIS feature ID512335[1]

The post office opened in 1881 as Sandford, but was renamed Goddard in 1902, after Joseph Goddard. The post office was discontinued in 1958.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Goddard". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ State Primary Road System: Fleming County (PDF) (Map). Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. 2011. Retrieved March 26, 2013.
  3. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  4. ^ Rennick, Robert M. (1987). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 118. ISBN 0813126312. Retrieved 2013-04-28.