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Rush, Kentucky

Rush, Kentucky
Unincorporated community
A farm in Rush
A farm in Rush
Rush is located in Kentucky
Location within the state of Kentucky
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Boyd and Carter
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,755
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 41168
GNIS feature ID 502475[1]

Rush is an unincorporated community in Boyd and Carter counties in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2000 census, the community had a total population of 2,755 within its postal zip code.

The Boyd County portion of Rush is a part of the Huntington-Ashland Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). As of the 2010 census, the MSA had a population of 287,702. New definitions from February 28, 2013 placed the population at 363,000.[2] The reason this community was given the name Rush is unknown. It is located along US 60 and near I-64.


External links

  • Chamber of Commerce


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Rush, Kentucky
  2. ^ "Population statistics" (PDF). 
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