Garrett, Kentucky facts for kids
|Elevation||876 ft (267 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EST (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||492717|
The town was founded by the Elk Horn Coal Company.
A post office was established in 1910 and named "Ballard". In 1914 the name was changed to Garrett, for brothers John and Robert Garrett, both Baltimore bankers and coal company financiers.
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