Estill Springs is the fourth largest town in historic Franklin County. The Estill family acquired considerable property in and around the area by 1840, and Frank Estill offered the railroad company a right-of-way for the construction of a railroad track through his land. After the railroad was completed about 1850, spas and summer resorts located near the mineral springs in the community.
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