Uz, Kentucky

Uz, Kentucky
Uz is located in Kentucky
Uz
Uz
Location in Kentucky
Uz is located in the United States
Uz
Uz
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 37°7′9″N 82°53′7″W / 37.11917°N 82.88528°W / 37.11917; -82.88528Coordinates: 37°7′9″N 82°53′7″W / 37.11917°N 82.88528°W / 37.11917; -82.88528
CountryUnited States
StateKentucky
CountyLetcher
Elevation
1,125 ft (343 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS feature ID2336227[1]

Uz was an unincorporated community in Letcher County, Kentucky, United States. Despite the appearance that it would rhyme with "buzz", the area was a mining camp for the U Z Mines, and is pronounced "you-zee".[2] Uz has been noted for its short name.[3]

References[]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Uz, Kentucky
  2. ^ "Uz Mine". Coal Diver. Retrieved 15 August 2014.
  3. ^ Ash, Russell (10 November 2011). Boring, Botty and Spong. RHCP. p. 70. ISBN 978-1-4090-9739-6.