Carlisle County, Kentucky Genealogy

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Guide to Carlisle County Kentucky genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Carlisle County, Kentucky
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Location in the state of Kentucky
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Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
Founded April 3, 1886
County Seat Bardwell
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Carlisle County Kentucky Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Carlisle County, Kentucky Genealogy Government Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Census Land Probate
1886 1886 1886 1900 1886 1886
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
Temporary Carlisle County Courthouse, Bardwell, Ky. Courtesy: Collection: County Court Houses, Flickr by Jimmy Emerson. Used by permission.

Carlisle County Courthouse
W Court Street
Bardwell, KY 42023
Phone: 270.628.3233[1]

Carlisle County Kentucky History

Destroyed Carlisle County Courthouse, Bardwell, Ky. Courtesy: Collection: County Court Houses, Flickr by Jimmy Emerson. Used by permission.

Parent County

1886--Carlisle County was created 3 April 1886 from Ballard County.
County seat: Bardwell [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1980--A disaster destroyed some of the records.

Carlisle County Kentucky Places / Localities

Populated Places

Arlington Cunningham Laketon Milburn
Bardwell Kirbyton Magee Springs Winford

Neighboring Counties

Carlisle County Kentucky Genealogy Resources


African Americans

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Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.


Historical populations
Census Pop.

For tips on accessing Carlisle County, Kentucky Genealogy census records online, see: Kentucky Census.


Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Kentucky denominations, view the Kentucky Church Records wiki page.



Local Histories

Local histories are available for Carlisle County, Kentucky Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories see the wiki page section Kentucky Local Histories.





Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Carlisle County, Kentucky Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:




Taxes were levied on free white males over 21 and slaves aged 21 to 60. These persons are referred to as "polls." Tax listings, or digests, of a county generally list the taxable landowners and other polls and the amount of tax. The records for each county are divided by militia district. For more background information and state-wide resources see the wiki page Kentucky Taxation.

Vital Records

Carlisle County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries

West Tennessee Heritage Study Center

The Heritage Study Center holds a variety of genealogical resources including materials relating to the following counties in Tennessee: Benton, Carroll, Chester, Crockett, Decatur, Dyer, Fayette, Gibson, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, Henry, Houston, Humphreys, Lake, Lauderdale, Madison, McNairy, Obion, Perry, Shelby, Stewart, Tipton, Wayne, Weakley and Carlisle, Fulton, and Hickman counties in Kentucky.

Paul Meek Library
University of Tennessee at Martin
Hours vary by semester

Family History Centers

Carlisle County Kentucky Genealogy Websites

Carlisle County Kentucky Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Carlisle County, Kentucky page 269, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).