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Baskett, Kentucky
Post office
Post office
Baskett, Kentucky is located in Kentucky
Baskett, Kentucky
Baskett, Kentucky
Location in Kentucky
Baskett, Kentucky is located in the United States
Baskett, Kentucky
Baskett, Kentucky
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Henderson
Elevation
400 ft (100 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CST)
ZIP codes
42402
GNIS feature ID 486457

Baskett is an unincorporated community and coal town in Henderson County, Kentucky, United States.

History

Baskett had its start in 1888 as a coal town. The community was named for the Baskett family, the original owners of the town site. A post office has been in operation at Baskett since 1890.

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