Cornettsville, Kentucky

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Cornettsville
Unincorporated community
Cornettsville is located in Kentucky
Cornettsville
Cornettsville
Cornettsville is located in the US
Cornettsville
Cornettsville
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°08′02″N 83°04′37″W / 37.13389°N 83.07694°W / 37.13389; -83.07694Coordinates: 37°08′02″N 83°04′37″W / 37.13389°N 83.07694°W / 37.13389; -83.07694
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Perry
Elevation 932 ft (284 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 792
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 41731
Area code(s) 606
GNIS feature ID 490126

Cornettsville is an unincorporated community in Perry County, Kentucky, United States, within the state's eastern mountain region known for coal mining. The population is 792 as of the 2000 United States Census. The town was named for one of the early pioneers to the area, William Jesse Cornett, whose log cabin and burial site can still be seen today.[1]

Geography[edit]

Cornettsville is located at 37°08′02″N 83°04′37″W / 37.13389°N 83.07694°W / 37.13389; -83.07694, with an elevation of approximately 932 feet (284 m).[2] The town is located in the Eastern Mountain Coal Fields region of Kentucky and it is in the eastern time zone of the United States. The zip code for Cornettsville is 41731.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rennick, Robert M. (1988). "Place Names". Kentucky Place Names. Lexington, Kentucky: The University Press of Kentucky. ISBN 0-8131-0179-4.  Retrieved on 2010-07-01
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Cornettsville, Kentucky Retrieved on 2010-07-01
  3. ^ Cornettsville, Kentucky community profile KY HomeTownLocator. Retrieved on 2010-07-01