Fourseam, Kentucky


Fourseam is an unincorporated community located in Perry County, Kentucky, United States.

Fourseam
Fourseam
Location within the state of Kentucky
Fourseam
Fourseam (the United States)
Coordinates: 37°13′14″N 83°10′43″W
CountryUnited States
StateKentucky
CountyPerry
Elevation
906 ft (276 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS feature ID512228[1]

The coal town was named by the Fourseam Coal Co. for the four coal seams exploited in the mine beginning shortly before World War I.[2]

References


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fourseam, Kentucky
  2. Rennick, Robert M. (1987). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 108. ISBN 0813126312. Retrieved 2013-04-28.