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Anderson County, Kentucky
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Map of Kentucky highlighting Anderson County
Location in the state of Kentucky
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Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 16, 1827
County Seat Lawrenceburg
Courthouse

Contents

County Courthouse

Anderson County, Kentucky Couthouse.JPG

History

Parent County

1827--Anderson County was created 16 January 1827 from Franklin, Mercer and Washington Counties.
County seat: Lawrenceburg [1]

Boundary Changes

On January 28, 1854 a minor change in the line between the county of Franklin and Anderson was approved by legislation. It was to include the house in which R.C. McKee lived. See County Formations Database at Kentucky Land Office webpage.

Record Loss

1859, 1915--Disasters destroyed most records.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Alton Fairview Klondyke Sparrow
Alton Station Fox Creek Lawrenceburg Stringtown
Anderson City Gee McBrayer Tyrone
Ashbrook Glensboro Nevin Van Buren
Avenstoke Hickory Grove Ninevah Wayside
Ballard Houchin (hist.) Pleasant Grove (hist.)
Birdie Jefferies (hist.) Sidney (hist.)
Drydock Johnsonville Sinai












Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

The following have information concerning African American research.  Both should be used:

African American Records at Anderson County KYGenWeb Project

Cemeteries

Census

Census Directory at Anderson County KYGenWeb

Church

Churches at Anderson County KYGenWeb

Court

See Anderson County at Kentucky Court of Justice for information on circuit court.

See Kentucky: State Board of Elections for contact information for county clerk. You may need to scroll down the page.

Land

Local Histories

Anderson County KY History at Kentucky Genealogy Trails

Maps

Military

Miltary Records at Anderson County KYGenWeb

Newspapers

The Anderson News

Physical Address:
The Anderson News
1080 Bypass South, Suite 3
Lawrenceburg, KY 40242
Phone: 502-839-6906
Fax: 502-839-3118

Probate

Wills at Anderson County KYGenWeb

Taxation

Vital Records

Anderson County KYGenWeb has the following on line:

Births

Marriages

Death Records and Obituaries

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

 

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