Place:Coiltown, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States


TypeInhabited place
Coordinates37.35°N 87.633°W
Located inHopkins, Kentucky, United States
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

Coiltown 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.......... "Coiltown"- named for the late William D. Coil, who first developed the coal mines in that vicinity. --Dlbradley1 14:06, 30 July 2008 (EDT)