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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wheatcroft,_Kentucky

Wheatcroft is a home rule-class city in Webster County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 173 at the 2000 census. Wheatcroft, a coal town with post office, is on KY 109 and the Illinois Central Gulf Railroad, 8½ miles west of Dixon. It was probably named for Irving Horace Wheatcroft, an Englishman, who in 1899  ...

population.us/ky/wheatcroft

Population of Wheatcroft city, Kentucky state, Webster County. Population density , maps, changes. Estimated population for 2018: 152.

www.webstercountyky.com/wheatcroft.php

Wheatcroft, a coal town with post office, is on KY 109 and the Illinois Central Gulf Railroad, 8 1/2 miles west of Dixon. It was probably named for Irving Horace Wheatcroft, an Englishman, who in 1899 laid out and founded the town on land acquired from Elijah Cullen,. He opened one or more area coal mines, and built the ...

www.nytimes.com/1989/09/14/us/gas-explosion-in-kentucky-leaves-10-coal-miners-dead.html

Sep 14, 1989 ... WHEATCROFT, Ky., Sept. 13— Methane gas exploded in a coal mine near here today, killing 10 miners in the nation's worst coal mine disaster in five years. The explosion and fire occurred at 9:30 A.M. at the William Station Mine in western Kentucky. No one was trapped underground, said a spokesman ...

kentucky.hometownlocator.com/ky/webster/wheatcroft.cfm

Wheatcroft, Kentucky boundary map, photos, features, population & income data.