Highsplint, Kentucky facts for kids

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Highsplint
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Harlan
Elevation 1,434 ft (437 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EST (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 512699

Highsplint is a former coal town with an extinct post office in Harlan County, Kentucky, United States. It was named for the High Splint and Seagraves Coal Companies which operated a mine in the town at that time. Highsplint's first post office was established on February 7, 1918, with John D. Casey as postmaster, remaining in operation until 1974.


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