Fitchburg, Kentucky facts for kids

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Fitchburg, Kentucky
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Estill
Elevation 728 ft (222 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS ID 512177

Fitchburg is an unincorporated community in Estill County, Kentucky, United States.

History

Fitchburg was named for Frank and Fred Fitch, two brothers who in 1869 started a blast furnace at the site. A post office was established at Fitchburg in 1870, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1955.


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