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Argillite, Kentucky
Argillite, Kentucky is located in Kentucky
Argillite, Kentucky
Argillite, Kentucky
Location in Kentucky
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Greenup
541 ft (165 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 606
GNIS feature ID 507409

Argillite is an unincorporated community on the Little Sandy River in Greenup County, Kentucky, United States. It sits at the southern end of the confluence of Kentucky Routes 1 and 207. The name refers to argillite, a type of stone, related to shale.

Argillite was a stop along the Eastern Kentucky Railway between the Simonton and Laurel stops. Argillite's ZIP Code is 41121.

Notable person

  • Jeremy Bates, heavyweight boxer
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