Christopher, Kentucky


Christopher is an unincorporated community and coal town in Perry County, Kentucky, United States. Their Post Office [2] has been closed.

Christopher
Christopher
Location within the state of Kentucky
Christopher
Christopher (the United States)
Coordinates: 37°14′1″N 83°10′17″W
CountryUnited States
StateKentucky
CountyPerry
Elevation
886 ft (270 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CST)
GNIS feature ID511361[1]

A post office was established in 1914 in the community then called Douglas. Douglas was renamed Christopher in 1918 in honor of the local Columbus Mining Co., whose founders are said to have come from Columbus, Ohio.[3]

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