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Soft Shell, Kentucky
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Coordinates: 37°24′8″N 82°56′32″W / 37.40222°N 82.94222°W / 37.40222; -82.94222Coordinates: 37°24′8″N 82°56′32″W / 37.40222°N 82.94222°W / 37.40222; -82.94222
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Knott
Elevation
1,125 ft (343 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
41853
GNIS feature ID 509089

Soft Shell is an unincorporated community within Knott County, Kentucky, United States.

History

A post office called Soft Shell was established in 1926, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1985. Soft Shell was originally built up chiefly by "soft shell" Old Regular Baptists, hence the name.

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