Burning Fork, Kentucky

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Burning Fork
Unincorporated community
Burning Fork is located in Kentucky
Burning Fork
Burning Fork
Burning Fork is located in USA
Burning Fork
Burning Fork
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°44′0″N 83°1′24″W / 37.73333°N 83.02333°W / 37.73333; -83.02333Coordinates: 37°44′0″N 83°1′24″W / 37.73333°N 83.02333°W / 37.73333; -83.02333
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Magoffin
Elevation 899 ft (274 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 41405
GNIS feature ID 507625[1]

Burning Fork is an unincorporated community located in Magoffin County, Kentucky, United States. The etymology of Burning Fork refers to a natural gas vein that was ignited and eventually extinguished by 1865.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Burning Fork, Kentucky
  2. ^ Rennick, Robert M. (2013). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. ISBN 9780813144016. 
  3. ^ Collins, Lewis (1877). History of Kentucky. p. 536.