Mine Disasters in the United States
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Counties Where Five or More Disasters Occurred

All Counties Coal Counties Noncoal Counties

Alabama
Jefferson 23
Bibb 7
Tuscaloosa 7
Arkansas
Sebastian 6
Colorado
Las Animas 16
Illinois
Franklin 13
Williamson 8
Saline 5
Indiana
Gibson 5
Kentucky
Harlan 10
Webster 8
Hopkins 6
Muhlenberg 6
New Mexico
Colfax 6
Santa Fe 6
Ohio
Belmont 6
Oklahoma
Pittsburg 16
Latimer 5
Pennsylvania
Luzerne 69
Schuylkill 43
Northumberland 15
Fayette 14
Lackawanna 12
Pennsylvania (con't)
Washington 11
Allegheny 9
Indiana 9
Westmoreland 8
Cambria 7
Greene 5
Utah
Carbon 10
Virginia
Chesterfield 14
Tazewell 6
Wise 6
Buchanan 5
Washington
Pierce 8
King 6
West Virginia
McDowell 30
Fayette 14
Raleigh 11
Logan 12
Marion 10
Monongalia 10
Lincoln 9
Kanawha 5
Marshall 5
Boone 5

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