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Bath County, Kentucky
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Founded January 15, 1811
County Seat Owingsville
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Contents

Quick Dates

Bath County's civil records start the following years:

Birth* Marriage Death* Census Land Probate
1852 1792 1852 1820 1811 1811

 *Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing

County Courthouse

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Bath County Courthouse
PO Box 609
Owingsville, KY 40350
Phone: 606.674.2613 

County Clerk has marriage, probate and land records from 1811 and military records district records.
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records.
County Health Department has birth and death records from 1915.[1]

History

Parent County

1811--Bath County was created 15 January 1811 from Montgomery County.
County seat: Owingsville [2] [[Image:Confederate Monument in Owingsville 2.JPG|frame|right|250x320px|Confederate Monument in Owingsville 2.JPG|
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Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1864,1964--Disasters destroyed many records.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Bethel Oakla Polksville Sharpsburg
Clear Creek Furnace Olympia Preston Slate Valley
Jackson Schoolhouse (hist.) Owingsville Reynoldsville Wyoming
Kendall Springs (hist.) Peasticks Salt Lick
Midland Pebble

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African Americans

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Biographies

Cemeteries

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

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18207,961
18308,79910.5%
18409,76311.0%
185012,11524.1%
186012,1130%
187010,145−16.2%
188011,98218.1%
189012,8136.9%
190014,73415.0%
191013,988−5.1%
192011,996−14.2%
193011,075−7.7%
194011,4513.4%
195010,410−9.1%
19609,114−12.4%
19709,2351.3%
198010,0258.6%
19909,692−3.3%
200011,08514.4%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21011.txt


1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930 federal population schedules of Bath County are available online. For tips on accessing census records online, see Kentucky Census. If you're having trouble finding your ancestors in online indexes, try checking printed indexes. Created by local experts familiar with the area's families, these indexes are often transcribed more accurately than online nationwide indexes.

See Kentucky Population Schedule Indexes: Fiche, Film, or Book for more information about statewide printed indexes.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Bath, Kentucky page 268, 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).
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