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Freeburn
Unincorporated community & census-designated place
Location in Pike County and the state of Kentucky.
Location in Pike County and the state of Kentucky.
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Pike
Elevation 725 ft (221 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 399
Time zone Eastern (EST)
 • Summer (DST) EST (UTC)
ZIP codes 41528
GNIS feature ID 492497

Freeburn is a census-designated place, unincorporated community and coal town in Pike County, Kentucky, United States.

A post office called Liss was established in the community in 1911. In 1932, it was renamed Freeburn supposedly for a freeburning coal seam fire.

Climate

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Freeburn has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.

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