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Coal Run, Kentucky
Coal Run, Kentucky

Coal Run, also known as Coal Run Village, is a Pike county city on the northwestern edge of Pikeville. It was probably named for coal discovered in the first half of the nineteenth century. There was a Coal Run Station nearby on the C & O Railroad.

Coal Run Village was incorporated in 1963.

The Coal Run post office opened in 1866, became a branch of the Pikeville post office in 1959, and closed in 1974.

The population in 2020 was 1,680.

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