Coal County Sources of Information

Coal County, Oklahoma

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Cottonwood, named for the large stand of cottonwoods in the area, was a company owned mining town. There were 11 coal mines in operation between 1880 and 1925, and 4 were in operation at the same time. The Rock Island was through this town on Hwy 131. In the late 1920's. the mines began to close.


Coal County Sources of Information