Wiscoal, Kentucky

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Wiscoal, Kentucky
Unincorporated community
Wiscoal, Kentucky is located in Kentucky
Wiscoal, Kentucky
Wiscoal, Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°14′14″N 83°03′22″W / 37.23722°N 83.05611°W / 37.23722; -83.05611Coordinates: 37°14′14″N 83°03′22″W / 37.23722°N 83.05611°W / 37.23722; -83.05611
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Knott
Elevation 1,125 ft (343 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s) 606
GNIS feature ID 509388[1]

Wiscoal is an unincorporated community in Knott County, Kentucky, United States. Wiscoal is 8 miles (13 km) south-southwest of Hindman. The community was named for the Wisconsin Coal Company, which operated a mine and offices there.[2]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Wiscoal, Kentucky
  2. ^ Rennick, Robert M. (1988). Kentucky Place Names. p. 322.