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A post office called Richwood was established in 1859, and remained in operation until 1918.[2] The community may have the name of the local Rich family.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Richwood, Kentucky
  2. ^ "Boone County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 15 June 2017.
  3. ^ Fitzgerald, William (1962). "Place Names in Boone County" (PDF). p. 3. Retrieved 15 June 2017.

Coordinates: 38°55′14″N 84°37′30″W / 38.9206183°N 84.6249440°W / 38.9206183; -84.6249440