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WikiProject Kentucky / Eastern Mountain Coal Fields
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Daniel Boone National Forest
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Map highlighting the counties located within the region

The goal of the Eastern Mountain Coal Fields task force is to provide a platform for improving articles relating to the Eastern Kentucky Coal Field region.


The Eastern Mountain Coal Fields task force covers articles relating to the Eastern Kentucky Coal Field region of Kentucky. The 31 counties covered by the region, defined by the University of Kentucky, include: Bell, Breathitt, Boyd, Carter, Clay, Elliott, Floyd, Greenup, Harlan, Jackson, Johnson, Knott, Knox, Laurel, Lawrence, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, Magoffin, Martin, McCreary, Menifee, Montgomery, Morgan, Owsley, Perry, Pike, Powell, Rowan, Whitley, and Wolfe counties.[1]


Basic to-do list:

  • Expand the Eastern Mountain Coal Fields article to at least B-class.
  • Continue tagging talk pages within our jurisdiction with:
    {{WikiProject United States|class=|importance=|KY=yes|KY-importance=|Eastern Mountain Coal Fields=yes}}
  • Expand articles on cities by creating a section on topics such as: Government, Education, Climate. Historical population tables also need to be added.




Today's featured articles

New articlesEdit

Please feel free to list your new Eastern Mountain Coal Fields-related articles here (newer articles at the top, please). Any new articles that have an interesting or unusual fact in them should be suggested for the Did you know? box on the Main Wikipedia page. DYN has a 72 hour time limit from the creation of the article.

  • coal town YES, its new, but the category lists over 600+ coal towns, MANY in Eastern Coalfield region

Requested articlesEdit

Articles needing attentionEdit

Photo requestsEdit


If you would like to join this task force, please add your name to the following list:

Active participantsEdit

  1. MariAdkins
  2. Willking1979
  3. Bms4880
  4. FloNight♥♥♥♥
  5. Steve03Mills
  6. Jcembree
  7. Randolph.hollingsworth
  8. Coal town guy
  9. J654567

Inactive participantsEdit

  1. - No edits since September 2010
  2. Pikecounty - No edits since October 2010
  3. allens - No edits since August 2012
  4. wvfunnyman - No edits since July 2013


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  • {{WikiProject United States|class=|importance=|KY=yes|KY-importance|Coal-fields=yes|Coal-fields-importance=}} - Template stating this article is a part of this WikiProject; placed on the top of talk pages, not on article pages.
  • {{EMCF Invitation}} - placed (using subst) on talk pages to invite potential members to join the task force.
  • {{WPKY/EMCFWelcome}} - placed (using subst) on talk pages to welcome new members to the task force.


{{Eastern Mountain Coal Fields (Kentucky)}} - Infobox for Eastern Mountain Coal Field counties, cities, and statistical areas; placed at the bottom of article pages.


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