Pikesville

Pikesville (HM2D06)

Location: Tompkinsville, KY 42167 Monroe County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 44.005', W 85° 53.351'

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The proprietary town of "Pikesville" was established here with 10 streets and public square in August, 1818, east of Pikesville Branch and north of "Old Pikeville Rd" on 75 acres of land granted to Thomas Flippin in 1798. Pikesville was narrowly defeated in the election for county seat of Monroe in 1820. The town included a church, school, stores, taverns, grist mill, smithy, tannery, and racetrack. Samuel Johns[t]on with sons James and Nathan[iel] acquired all of the "Pikeville land" (353 acres) from Rev. Dr. John B. Cothran in 1855.

Pikesville School #1 1855-1929
Pikeville School #2 1929-1951
Bethel M.E. Church 1847-1923

A Forgotten Town Remembered: Pikesville of Monroe County, Kentucky (Charles R. Arterburn)
Flippin Family Association (Nova A. Lemons)
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HM NumberHM2D06
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Year Placed2017
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, December 23rd, 2018 at 4:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 599181 N 4065875
Decimal Degrees36.73341667, -85.88918333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 44.005', W 85° 53.351'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 44' 0.30000000000015" N, 85° 53' 21.06" W
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Area Code(s)270
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1833 Flippin Lamb Rd, Tompkinsville KY 42167, US
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