Place:Barnsley, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States


TypeInhabited place
Coordinates37.25°N 87.483°W
Located inHopkins, Kentucky, United States
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

Barnsley 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..........

Barnsley-It was named for Barnsley a city in the West Riding of Yorkshire, in England, the nativity of William Walton, a miner and publican and leader in the Knights of Labor, instrumental in founding this village. --Dlbradley1 14:06, 30 July 2008 (EDT)