Christopher, Kentucky

Unincorporated community

Location within the state of Kentucky

Coordinates: 37°14′1″N 83°10′17″W / 37.23361°N 83.17139°W / 37.23361; -83.17139Coordinates: 37°14′1″N 83°10′17″W / 37.23361°N 83.17139°W / 37.23361; -83.17139
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Perry
Elevation 886 ft (270 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
  Summer (DST) CST (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 511361[1]

Christopher is an unincorporated community and coal town in Perry County, Kentucky, United States. Their Post Office [2] has been closed.

A post office was established in 1914 in the community then called Douglas. Douglas was renamed Christopher in 1918 in honor of the local Columbus Mining Co., whose founders are said to have come from Columbus, Ohio.[3]


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