Hot Spot, Kentucky

Hot Spot
Unincorporated community
Hot Spot
Hot Spot

Location within the state of Kentucky

Coordinates: 37°7′39″N 82°55′0″W / 37.12750°N 82.91667°W / 37.12750; -82.91667Coordinates: 37°7′39″N 82°55′0″W / 37.12750°N 82.91667°W / 37.12750; -82.91667
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Letcher
Elevation 1,066 ft (325 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
  Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 494624[1]

Hot Spot is an unincorporated community and coal town in Letcher County, Kentucky, United States.

Hot Spot was named for the Hot Spot Coal Company.[2] It has frequently been noted on lists of unusual place names.[3][4]


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hot Spot, Kentucky
  2. Rennick, Robert M. (1987). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 145. Retrieved 2013-04-28.
  3. Parker, Quentin (2010). Welcome to Horneytown, North Carolina, Population: 15: An insider's guide to 201 of the world's weirdest and wildest places. Adams Media. pp. x.
  4. Strecker, Zoe; Finch, Jackie Sheckler (1 July 2009). Kentucky Off the Beaten Path. Rowman & Littlefield. p. 11. ISBN 978-0-7627-5790-9.

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