Coffman, Kentucky

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Coffman
Coffman is located in Kentucky
Coffman
Coffman
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coffman is located in the United States
Coffman
Coffman
Coffman (the United States)
Coordinates: 37°27′47″N 87°6′7″W / 37.46306°N 87.10194°W / 37.46306; -87.10194Coordinates: 37°27′47″N 87°6′7″W / 37.46306°N 87.10194°W / 37.46306; -87.10194
CountryUnited States
StateKentucky
CountyOhio
Elevation
417 ft (127 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
GNIS feature ID507725[1]

Coffman is an unincorporated community and coal town located in Ohio County, Kentucky, United States. It was also known as Jimtown. Founded in 1905 by Franklin Olliver Coffman, it included a post office, school, and general store. Mining ceased in 1911 when cheaper shallow strip mining in Indiana began operations.

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