Boone Furnace, Kentucky

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Boone Furnace is an unincorporated community in Carter County, Kentucky, in the United States.[1]

History[edit]

Boone Furnace once contained a blast furnace.[2] A post office was established at Boone Furnace in 1860, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1884.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Boone Furnace, Kentucky
  2. ^ Lewis Collins (1877). History of Kentucky. p. 122.
  3. ^ "Carter County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 4 January 2015. Retrieved 3 January 2015.

Coordinates: 38°28′00″N 83°07′24″W / 38.46667°N 83.12333°W / 38.46667; -83.12333