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Christopher
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Coordinates: 37°14′1″N 83°10′17″W / 37.23361°N 83.17139°W / 37.23361; -83.17139Coordinates: 37°14′1″N 83°10′17″W / 37.23361°N 83.17139°W / 37.23361; -83.17139
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Perry
Elevation
886 ft (270 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CST)
GNIS feature ID 511361

Christopher is an unincorporated community and coal town in Perry County, Kentucky, United States. Their Post Office has been closed.

A post office was established in 1914 in the community then called Douglas. Douglas was renamed Christopher in 1918 in honor of the local Columbus Mining Co., whose founders are said to have come from Columbus, Ohio.

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