Place:Anton, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States


TypeInhabited place
Coordinates37.35°N 87.383°W
Located inHopkins, Kentucky, United States
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

Anton is an inhabited place.

Origin of Town Name

This is from an article about the origin of town names in Hopkins County is from the City Desk Column by Ernest Claytor in the Madisonville Messenger; Madisonville, Kentucky; November 7, 1949.......... "Anton" named for Anton Brucken, native of Dusseldorf, a large timber operator in the vicinity.--Dlbradley1 14:06, 30 July 2008 (EDT)

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