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Marrowbone, Kentucky
Modern Woodmen lodge building on Kentucky Route 90
Modern Woodmen lodge building on Kentucky Route 90
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Coordinates: 36°49′39″N 85°30′24″W / 36.82750°N 85.50667°W / 36.82750; -85.50667Coordinates: 36°49′39″N 85°30′24″W / 36.82750°N 85.50667°W / 36.82750; -85.50667
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Cumberland
 • Total 1.29 sq mi (3.34 km2)
 • Land 1.27 sq mi (3.30 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.04 km2)
643 ft (196 m)
 • Total 217
 • Density 170/sq mi (65.7/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
FIPS code 21-50124
GNIS feature ID 497558

Marrowbone is a census-designated place in Cumberland County, Kentucky, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 217. It has a post office, with the ZIP code of 42759.

The Marrowbone Historic District, which includes three properties, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


It lies along Route 90 west of the city of Burkesville, the county seat of Cumberland County. Its elevation is 643 feet (196 m), and it is located at about (36.8288889, -85.5030556).


In March 2010, nine congregants of the Marrowbone Christian Brotherhood Mennonite Church were among eleven killed on Interstate 65 near Bowling Green and Mammoth Cave National Park in Kentucky's deadliest vehicle wreck in 20 years.

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