Poor Fork (Cumberland River)

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Poor Fork
Basin features
River mouth 1,148 ft (350 m)[1]
Progression CumberlandOhioMississippi
Physical characteristics
Length 45 mi (72 km)

The Poor Fork is a 45-mile (72 km)[2] tributary of the Cumberland River in Letcher and Harlan Counties, southeast Kentucky, in the United States.[1] The river flows from its source at Flat Gap in the Appalachian Mountains, on the Kentucky–Virginia border, generally southwest to its confluence about a mile (1.6 km) north of Harlan.

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Coordinates: 36°51′35″N 83°19′33″W / 36.85981°N 83.32574°W / 36.85981; -83.32574