Fourseam, Kentucky

"Fourseam" redirects here. For the pitch in baseball, see Four-seam fastball.
Unincorporated community

Location within the state of Kentucky

Coordinates: 37°13′14″N 83°10′43″W / 37.22056°N 83.17861°W / 37.22056; -83.17861Coordinates: 37°13′14″N 83°10′43″W / 37.22056°N 83.17861°W / 37.22056; -83.17861
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Perry
Elevation 906 ft (276 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
  Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 512228[1]

Fourseam is an unincorporated community located in Perry County, Kentucky, United States.

The coal town was named by the Fourseam Coal Co. for the four coal seams exploited in the mine beginning shortly before World War I.[2]


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fourseam, Kentucky
  2. Rennick, Robert M. (1987). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 108. Retrieved 2013-04-28.

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