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Ermine, Kentucky
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Letcher
 • Total 5.32242 sq mi (13.7850 km2)
 • Land 5.32242 sq mi (13.7850 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,240 ft (378 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 662
 • Density 14.4/sq mi (5.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 41815
Area code(s) 606
GNIS feature ID 491809

Ermine is an unincorporated community in Letcher County, Kentucky, United States. Its ZIP Code is 41815.

A post office was established in the community in 1904. The origins of the place name Ermine are unclear: it might have named for the first postmaster Ermine Webb, resident Ermine Hall, or resident Ermine Craft. Letcher County Central High School was established in the area in 2005.

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