Mortons Gap, Kentucky

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Mortons Gap, Kentucky
Location of Mortons Gap, Kentucky
Location of Mortons Gap, Kentucky
Coordinates: 37°14′17″N 87°28′25″W / 37.23806°N 87.47361°W / 37.23806; -87.47361Coordinates: 37°14′17″N 87°28′25″W / 37.23806°N 87.47361°W / 37.23806; -87.47361
CountryUnited States
StateKentucky
CountyHopkins
Area
 • Total1.0 sq mi (2.5 km2)
 • Land1.0 sq mi (2.5 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
472 ft (144 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total952
 • Density987.4/sq mi (381.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
42440
Area code(s)270
FIPS code21-53616
GNIS feature ID0498645

Mortons Gap is a city of Kentucky in the United States. It is in Hopkins County. The city is named for Thomas Morton, who settled the area in 1804.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Dictionary of Places: Morton's Gap". Encyclopedia of Kentucky. New York, New York: Somerset Publishers. 1987. ISBN 0-403-09981-1.