Big Spring, Kentucky

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Big Spring, Kentucky
Big Spring is located in Kentucky
Big Spring
Big Spring
Big Spring is located in the United States
Big Spring
Big Spring
Coordinates: 37°47′57″N 86°09′08″W / 37.79917°N 86.15222°W / 37.79917; -86.15222Coordinates: 37°47′57″N 86°09′08″W / 37.79917°N 86.15222°W / 37.79917; -86.15222
CountryUnited States
StateKentucky
CountiesBreckinridge, Hardin, Meade
Elevation
663 ft (202 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)270 & 364
GNIS feature ID512759[1]

Big Spring, Kentucky is an unincorporated community in Breckinridge County, Meade County, and Hardin County in the U.S. state of Kentucky.[1][2]

Big Spring takes its name from a spring which emerges near the town site, then sinks underground.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Big Spring". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ State Primary Road System: Breckinridge County (PDF) (Map). Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. 2013. Retrieved January 28, 2014.
  3. ^ Collins, Lewis (1877). History of Kentucky. p. 599.