Place:Wallins Creek, Harlan, Kentucky, United States

Watchers


NameWallins Creek
Alt namesWallinssource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS21029133
TypeCity
Coordinates36.828°N 83.414°W
Located inHarlan, Kentucky, United States
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names


the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia

Wallins Creek is a city in Harlan County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 257 at the 2000 census and was estimated at 235 in 2007.

History

the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia

Wallins Creek began life as a coalmining town in 1925; the mine was owned by the Wallins Creek Coal Corporation. The Wallins Creek Baptist church was established in 1855 with 30 members.

Wallins Creek is said to be haunted by an old coal miner who died in an explosion and who walks alongside the roadside to his former home. Wallins Creek is home to the Wallins Elementary School, which has been in use since the 1940s and has won several awards in sports and academia.

Research Tips


This page uses content from the English Wikipedia. The original content was at Wallins Creek, Kentucky. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with WeRelate, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.