About This Place
Hindman ( /hɪmən/) is a city in Knott County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 787 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Knott County.
Hindman was named in honor of James R. Hindman, Lieutenant Governor when the town was founded in 1884. It is home to the Hindman Settlement School, which was the earliest rural settlement school.
Hindman is located at 37°20′14″N 82°58′52″W / 37.33722°N 82.98111°W / 37.33722; -82.98111 (37.337174, -82.981147).