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Middlesborough

(Encyclopedia) Middlesborough, city (1990 pop. 11,328), Bell co., S Ky., in the Cumberland Mts. near the point where Kentucky, Tennessee, and Virginia meet; inc. 1890. It is a coal-mining center with…

Cumberland Gap

(Encyclopedia) Cumberland Gap, natural passage through the Cumberland Mts., near the point where Virginia, Kentucky, and Tennessee meet. The gap was formed by the erosive action of a stream that once…

Tennessee

(Encyclopedia) Tennessee tĕn´əsē˝, tĕn˝əsē´, state in the SE central United States. It is bordered by Kentucky and Virginia (N), North Carolina (E), Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi (S), and, across…

Kentucky

(Encyclopedia) Kentucky kəntŭk´ē, kĭn–, state of the SE central United States. It is bordered by West Virginia and Virginia (E); Tennessee (S); the Mississippi River, across which lies Missouri (SW…