Flatgap is a Johnson county community about 10 miles northeast of Paintsville on KY 689 and KY 1092 and Lower Laurel Creek. The name comes from the divide between Lower Laurel Creek and Mudlick Creek. A Flat Gap post office opened in 1873 and by 1894 was known as Flatgap.
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