Chatham, Bracken County, Kentucky

Unincorporated community

Location within the state of Kentucky

Coordinates: 38°42′55″N 84°1′8″W / 38.71528°N 84.01889°W / 38.71528; -84.01889Coordinates: 38°42′55″N 84°1′8″W / 38.71528°N 84.01889°W / 38.71528; -84.01889
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Bracken
Elevation 935 ft (285 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
  Summer (DST) CST (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 507688[1]

Chatham is an unincorporated community located in Bracken County, Kentucky, United States.


A post office called Chatham was established in 1871, and remained in operation until 1904.[2] The community was most likely named after Chatham, New York.[3]


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Chatham, Bracken County, Kentucky
  2. "Bracken County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 11 January 2015.
  3. Rennick, Robert M. (1987). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 56. Retrieved 2013-04-28.

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