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Sixth Vein, Kentucky
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Coordinates: 37°15′5″N 87°40′20″W / 37.25139°N 87.67222°W / 37.25139; -87.67222Coordinates: 37°15′5″N 87°40′20″W / 37.25139°N 87.67222°W / 37.25139; -87.67222
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Hopkins
Elevation
505 ft (154 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CST)
GNIS feature ID 509067

Sixth Vein is an unincorporated community located in Hopkins County, Kentucky, United States. The site was home to the Sixth Vein mine which operated during the 1930s and 40s. On 18 March 1944 two men were killed at the Sixth Vein Mine in an explosion. A further three men were killed in an explosion at the mine in 1946.

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