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Viper is an unincorporated community in Perry County, Kentucky, United States. The community was so named on account of viper snakes near the original town site.[2]

Viper, Kentucky
Viper, Kentucky is located in Kentucky
Viper, Kentucky
Viper, Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°10′58″N 83°08′54″W / 37.18278°N 83.14833°W / 37.18278; -83.14833Coordinates: 37°10′58″N 83°08′54″W / 37.18278°N 83.14833°W / 37.18278; -83.14833
CountryUnited States
StateKentucky
CountyPerry
Elevation
902 ft (275 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
41774
Area code(s)606
GNIS feature ID516188[1]

Today Viper is served by Kentucky Route 7, 5 miles (8.0 km) south-southeast of Hazard. Viper has a post office with ZIP code 41774.[3]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Viper, Kentucky
  2. ^ Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. p. 136.
  3. ^ ZIP Code Lookup