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Garrett, Kentucky
Floyd County


Town of Garrett about 1915

This coal town on KY 7/80 and the Right Fork of Beaver Creek, is located 13 mi. south of Prestonsburg.  It was founded around 1914 as an Elk Horn Coal Co. town named for the brothers John and Robert Garrett, Baltimore bankers and coal co. financiers.  





 

 

 

 

 

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