Uno, Kentucky

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Uno, Kentucky
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Uno
Coordinates: 37°11′21″N85°49′28″W / 37.18917°N 85.82444°W / 37.18917; -85.82444 Coordinates: 37°11′21″N85°49′28″W / 37.18917°N 85.82444°W / 37.18917; -85.82444
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Hart
Elevation
643 ft (196 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
  Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CST)
GNIS feature ID509262 [1]

Uno is a small unincorporated community in Hart County, Kentucky, United States, located east and slightly north of Horse Cave on U.S. Route 31E.

Uno originally was known locally as a trading point of moonshine. According to tradition, discreet buyers of moonshine would say they were going to "You know" in order to get their supply. [2]

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References

  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Uno, Kentucky
  2. Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. p. 135.