Jenkins Historical

Jenkins Historical (HM1TVN)

Location: Jenkins, KY 41537 Letcher County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 9.757', W 82° 38.549'

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Land bought by John C.C. Mayo and sold to Consolidation Coal Co. to develop town and coal mines. Coal company laid out streets, built houses, stores, hospital, churches, and schools. Town named for Geo. C. Jenkins, a promoter and Baltimore banker. Railroad reached Jenkins ca. 1912. With Consolidation's 14 tipples, Letcher Co. was largest coal producer in Kentucky in 1916.
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Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Year Placed1987
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, August 22nd, 2016 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 354164 N 4114175
Decimal Degrees37.16261667, -82.64248333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 9.757', W 82° 38.549'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 9' 45.42" N, 82° 38' 32.94" W
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Area Code(s)606
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 269 State Hwy 3086, Jenkins KY 41537, US
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