Barnsley, Kentucky

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Barnsley is an unincorporated community in Hopkins County, in the U.S. state of Kentucky.[1]


Barnsley had its start in 1886 as a mining community.[2] A post office was established at Barnsley in 1888, and remained in operation until 1928.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Barnsley, Kentucky
  2. ^ Rennick, Robert M. (28 August 2013). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 57. ISBN 0-8131-4401-9.
  3. ^ "Hopkins County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 9 October 2015.

Coordinates: 37°15′25″N 87°29′23″W / 37.25694°N 87.48972°W / 37.25694; -87.48972