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Madisonville

Madisonville, city (1990 pop. 16,200), seat of Hopkins co., W Ky., in a coal mining and farm area inc. 1807. Tobacco, grain, and soybeans are grown and livestock is raised. There is coal processing, and machinery, dairy products, and ordnance are produced.

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