Martin County, Kentucky
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Martin County is located in the
Eastern Coal Field region of
eastern Kentucky. It is bordered
on the north by Lawrence County,
on the northwest by Johnson
County, on the southwest by
Floyd County and on the south by
Pike County. Martin County's
eastern border with the state of
West Virginia is created by the
Tug Fork of the Big Sandy River.
The county was named for Col.
John P. Martin, State Senator
and US Congressman from
Prestonsburg. The county was
formed on Sept. 1 1870 from
portions of Floyd, Johnson,
Pike, and Lawrence Counties. The
county seat is located at Inez.
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