Glomawr, Kentucky


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

Glomawr
Glomawr
Location within the state of Kentucky
Glomawr
Glomawr (the United States)
Coordinates: 37°13′36″N 83°9′26″W
CountryUnited States
StateKentucky
CountyPerry
Elevation
906 ft (276 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS feature ID512332[1]

Glomawr is the site of a former coal mine owned by the East Tennessee Coal Co. A post office was established in 1915, and supposedly named for the old Welsh word for high coal.[2]

References


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Glomawr, Kentucky
  2. Rennick, Robert M. (1987). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 118. ISBN 0813126312. Retrieved 2013-04-28.