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Garrett, Kentucky
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Floyd
Elevation 876 ft (267 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EST (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 41630
GNIS feature ID 492717

Garrett is an unincorporated community and coal town in Floyd County, Kentucky, United States.

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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