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Axtel, Kentucky
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Breckinridge
594 ft (181 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
GNIS feature ID 507431

Axtel is an unincorporated community within Breckinridge County, Kentucky, United States. St. Anthony's Catholic Church is located in Axtel.


Billy Cannon wrote on his application for a Post Office, "We have wrote to ax yo to tel us a name for our post office," and that's how the name Axtel came to be. The post office was established in 1891, but was scheduled to be closed down.

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