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Sano, KY: how it got its name

By Linda Waggener

"Each little community in the old days had it's own post office," Jean Waggener Cravens remembers, "like Aunt Hallie had in Knifley, you know where everyone would gather and look for correspondence.

"Well, in the Sano area of Adair County the people continued suggesting ideas to come up with a name for its post office but nothing ever seemed to get accepted. So finally, the locals just decided, "whatever we send they'll just say no, so lets just call our place 'Sano'. And so it was."

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