Bell County, Kentucky

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[http://bellcounty.ky.gov/ Bell County Courthouse]<br>Courthouse Square Floor&nbsp;FL 1<br>PO Box 156<br>Pineville, KY 40977<br>Phone: 606.337.6143<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Bell County, Kentucky page 268, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
[http://bellcounty.ky.gov/ Bell County Courthouse]<br>Courthouse Square Floor&nbsp;FL 1<br>PO Box 156<br>Pineville, KY 40977<br>Phone: 606.337.6143<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Bell County, Kentucky page 268, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
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Founded February 28, 1867
County Seat Pineville
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Contents

Bell County Kentucky Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Bell County, Kentucky Government Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Census Deeds Wills
1852 1867 1852 1870 1867 1869
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
Bell County Kentucky Courthouse.jpg

Bell County Courthouse
Courthouse Square Floor FL 1
PO Box 156
Pineville, KY 40977
Phone: 606.337.6143[1]

Bell County Kentucky History

Parent County

1867--Bell County was created 28 February 1867 from Harlan and Knox counties.
County seat: Pineville [2]

Boundary changes

Record Loss

1918, 1976--Disasters caused the loss of some records.

Bell County Kentucky Places / Localities

Populated Places

Arjay Colmar Hutch Ponza
Balkan Cubage Ingram Premier
Beverly Davisburg Ivy Grove Pruden
Binghamtown Davis Station (hist.) Jenson Rella
Black Snake Dorton Branch Kettle Island Stoney Fork
Blackmont East Pineville Laurel Ford Stony Fork Junction
Blanche Edgewood Meldrum Straight Creek
Callaway Ferndale Middlesboro Timsley
Calvin Field Miracle Tuggleville
Capito Fonde Noetown Varilla
Cardinal Fourmile Oaks Wallsend
Cary Frakes Olcott Wasioto
Chenoa Garmeada Pineville Yellow Creek
Clear Creek Springs Harbell

Neighboring Counties

Bell County Kentucky Genealogy Resources

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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

1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930 federal population schedules of Bell 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

  • [1] ~ The Archives of Appalachia

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate


Taxation

Vital Records



Bell County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Bell County Kentucky Genealogy Websites

Bell County Kentucky Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Bell County, 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).