Knifley is an Adair county community about twelve miles northeast of Columbia on KY 76. The original location of the community was near Casey Creek about two miles south of the current location. Most residents moved circa 1965 to make room for the new Green River Lake. The name comes from a local pioneer family. The Knifley post office opened in 1887 and closed in 1994.
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