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Country United States
State Kentucky
County Hopkins
531 ft (162 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CST)
GNIS feature ID 489364

Charleston is an unincorporated community in southwestern Hopkins County, Kentucky, United States.

According to legend, it was named for "Free Charles", a former slave, who kept a tavern there. A Charleston post office was in operation from 1855 to 1909.

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