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Monkey's Eyebrow, Kentucky: Monkey's Eyebrow

There's no longer a town named Monkey's Eyebrow (town is La Center), but on Monkey's Eyebrow Road there's a Monkey's Eyebrow welcome sign to photograph.

Monkey's Eyebrow Rd, Monkey's Eyebrow, KY
There's a Monkey's Eyebrow welcome sign on the north side of KY-473/Monkey's Eyebrow Rd, but there's no Monkey's Eyebrow town.
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Sign for Monkey's Eyebrow.

Monkey's Eyebrow Road Sign

It's just an odd name of a now defunct town.

[Jennifer Holder, 03/23/2023]

There are various stories about how the town got its name, most of them suggesting that some part of the topography or foliage resembled a monkey's eyebrow.

You are now entering Monkey's Eyebrow.

Monkey's Eyebrow

The town name and town celebrity, on one small sign.

[Amy, 06/24/2020]

Country singer-songwriter Kelsey Waldon has performed at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville since 2016. Her 2016 album was released on Monkey's Eyebrow Records.

Monkey's Eyebrow

There are several Kentucky sites with odd names (Big Bone Lick, Beaver Lick, Whoopflarea, etc.), but the best is probably Monkey's Eyebrow, located in northern Ballard County, on Ky. Hwy. 473. There used to be a store there, then a souvenir stand that sold t-shirts and trinkets, but I think the only thing there now is a sign for the Monkey's Eyebrow Taxidermy Service. There are several local accounts of how the name came to be, but some folks think it applied to a crescent-shaped hill called Beeler Hill, which someone thought looked like a monkey's eyebrow when the grass was tall.

[Geoff Walden, 04/16/2000]

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