About This Place
Crab Orchard is a city in Lincoln County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 842 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Danville Micropolitan Statistical Area.
Crab Orchard was near the end of the Logan Trace of the Wilderness Road and was an early pioneer station. There are several mineral springs in the area and from 1827 until 1922 taverns and hotels were located at Crab Orchard Springs. The post office opened in 1815.
Crab Orchard is located at 37°27′44″N 84°30′29″W / 37.46222°N 84.50806°W / 37.46222; -84.50806 (37.462286, -84.507922).