Cumberland River Mine

From Global Energy Monitor

The Cumberland River Mine is an underground and small-scale surface coal mining operation in Wise County, Virginia, and Letcher County, Kentucky, owned by Arch Coal.[1] It is part of Arch Coal's Central Appalachia mining region, which sold 14.6 million tons of coal in 2008.[2]


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Mine Data

  • Owner: Arch Coal
  • Parent company: Arch Coal
  • Location: Wise County, Virginia and Letcher County, Kentucky
  • GPS coordinates: 36.9609,-82.716236
  • Production: 2.4 million tons (2008)
  • Type of coal:
  • Mine type: Underground and small-scale surface
  • Equipment: Continuous miner units
  • Number of employees:

Contact Details

Cumberland River
P.O. Box 109
Appalachia, VA 24216
(276) 679-4937

Physical Address

Route 603
Dunbar Rd.
Appalachia, VA 24216

Articles and resources

Related articles


  1. "Our mines: Cumberland River Mine", Arch Coal website, November 2009.
  2. "Our mines", Arch Coal website, November 2009.