Lone Oak is a McCracken county community five miles southwest of Paducah The community grew up around an 1873 mill built by a Dr. Pepper and was originally known as Pepper's Mill. It may have been known as Pottsville, for D. M. Potts, who owned a local store, as well. The name Lone Oak came from a large tree in the area. Parts of Lone Oak have been annexed by Paducah. The Lone Oak post office operated from 1892 until 1908. The population in 1990 was 465.
Created By Charles McClure
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