McCreary County, 1912

McCreary County, 1912 (HM1EF3)

Location: Whitley City, KY 42653 McCreary County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 43.568', W 84° 28.201'

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Taken from parts of Pulaski, Wayne, and Whitley counties, it was last formed of Kentucky's 120 counties.

Named for James B. McCreary, 1838-1918. Lawyer, Col., 11th Ky. Cavalry, CSA. State legislature, 1869-75. Twice governor of Kentucky, 1875-79 and 1911-15. Delegate to International Monetary Convention, Brussels, 1892. US Congressman, 1885-97, 1903-09.
HM NumberHM1EF3
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number1243
Year Placed1969
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society/Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 8:52pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 725933 N 4067476
Decimal Degrees36.72613333, -84.47001667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 43.568', W 84° 28.201'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 43' 34.08" N, 84° 28' 12.06" W
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Area Code(s)606
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 15 Court St-Geary Ave, Whitley City KY 42653, US
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