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Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Breathitt
Elevation 748 ft (228 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 515393

Shoulderblade is an unincorporated community located in Breathitt County, Kentucky, United States.

It is reportedly named after a creek, a tributary of the Middle Fork of the Kentucky River. The creek was in turn named for a bone of very large animal once discovered on its banks. The community is also referred to as Juan, named after the Battle of San Juan Hill.

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