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Wheatcroft is a city in Webster County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 173 at the 2000 census. Wheatcroft, a coal town with post office, is on KY 109 and the Illinois Central Gulf Railroad, 8½ miles west of Dixon.
It was probably named for Irving Horace Wheatcroft, an Englishman, who in 1899 laid out and founded the town on land acquired from Elijah Cullen,
He opened one or more area coal mines, and built the Kentucky Western Railway from nearby Blackford to Dixon. The Wheatcroft post office was established on September 10, 1900, with A.S. Logsdon, postmaster, and the town was incorporated in 1902.
Wheatcroft is located at 37°29′20″N 87°51′48″W / 37.48889°N 87.86333°W / 37.48889; -87.86333 (37.489016, -87.863276).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.52 km), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 173 people, 68 households, and 49 families residing in the city. The population density was 698.5…

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