Troublesome Creek (North Fork Kentucky River tributary)

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Troublesome Creek is a creek in Breathitt, Perry and Knott counties, Kentucky.[1] The surrounding watershed is also named for it. The creek joins the North Fork Kentucky River downstream near the unincorporated community of Haddix.[2]

The "Blue Fugates", a family of hereditary sufferers from methemoglobinemia, so called because some of them had blue skin, lived in the area in the 19th and 20th centuries.[3][4]

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  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Troublesome Creek
  2. ^ "Kentucky River Basin Assessment Report: Troublesome Creek". Retrieved 4 November 2014.
  3. ^ Susan Donaldson James (February 22, 2012). "Fugates of Kentucky: Skin Bluer than Lake Louise". ABC News. Retrieved 2014-10-04.
  4. ^ Martin Fuqatenin nəsli: genetik problemə görə dünyaya gələn mavi uşaqlar — Mavi Fuqatelər

Coordinates: 37°29′08″N 83°20′46″W / 37.485647°N 83.346012°W / 37.485647; -83.346012