A Great Place for People to Live and Work.

About Us

The City of Coal Run, Kentucky is pleased to offer this website for the convenience of its residents and businesses. We hope that the information provided here will be helpful and informative to its current and future citizens.

This site is dedicated to the people of Coal Run, Kentucky who can proudly boast about our city’s tradition providing some of the lowest local tax rates in the Commonwealth. We encourage businesses considering a move or expansion to locate in our city and take advantage of our tax incentives.

Coal Run, Kentucky is growing. We have expanded its boundaries and almost tripled its population over the last four years. Come grow with us. Coal Run Village is proud to be a part of Pike County–a county moving forward in its economic development endeavors to improve life for every citizen.

County officials, businesspeople, school officials, and community servants are working hard to bring in new jobs, build better roads, enable better education opportunities, and create new tourism.

Our History

The village of Coal Run was incorporated in 1963. The founding trustees numbered thirteen, along with two marshals and one judge. Their initiative paved the way for thousands of individuals and families to find a home among our green pastures and rolling hills.

Over the years we have expanded our amenities and improved our services, while still retaining the charm and family values that make our town a wonderful place to live and work. We invite you to come visit and see the beauty of Coal Run, KY today!

Trustees 1963 – 1977
Ralph Clevinger, Ed Coleman, Dr. G. N. Combs, Fay Francisco, Russell Syck      

Police Judge 1963 – 1977
Ira Daniels

Marshall 1963 – 1977
Tillie Reed (Pike County’s First Woman Marshall)

Trustees 1978 – 1980
Kelly Brown, E. W. Damron, Homer Edmonds, James Lester, Thelmer McClanahan, Don Phillips, George Roe, and James Trimble

Our Amenities and Services

Coal Run Village is conveniently located in Pike County, Kentucky, home to nearly 2,000 people and hundreds of businesses, located primarily on both sides of U. S. Highway 23. We are a proud member of the Kentucky League of Cities with Pike County Tourism, and Southeast Kentucky Chamber of Commerce.

Our ever-growing city is home to Post 9 of the Kentucky State Police, four large shopping centers; Weddington Square, Weddington Plaza, Crossroads Plaza, and Rural King Plaza.

Coal Run Village has recently seen the addition of a large medical plaza, several banks, and a newly created city park.

Our Mission Statement

The mission of Coal Run Village is to continue making our city a great place to live and work. We’re proud of keeping our tax rate low while offering top-notch community services.

From shopping and banking to entertainment, recreation and all-important emergency services, Coal Run is fast becoming Kentucky’s most appealing town. Visit us today to see the beauty and charm of Coal Run, KY!

City Officials

Our elected officials are dedicated to improving the lives of Coal Run citizens and bringing in both tourism and business interests. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions or concerns. We are here for you!

  • Andrew H. Scott, Mayor
  • Debra Tackett, City Clerk
  • Jennifer Shepherd, Assistant City Clerk
  • Commissioner, Mike Steele
  • Commissioner, Beverly Jo Justice Osborne
  • Commissioner, Joseph Adkins 
  • Commissioner, Herbert ‘Trey’ Deskins III