Breckinridge County, Kentucky

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Breckinridge County Archives<br>P.O. Box 538 - Courthouse<br>Hardinsburg, KY 40143<br>(270) 756-6112<br><br>Open 8AM&nbsp;to 4PM Monday to Friday
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Breckenridge County; Courthouse Sq; PO Box 538; Hardinsburg, KY 40143; Ph. 370.756.2246 Details: (Co Archives has some m rec from 1800, some b rec 1853-1969, some d rec 1853-1993 &amp; land rec from 1800; Clk Cir Ct has pro &amp; ct rec)
  
 
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== History  ==

Revision as of 16:40, 9 July 2012

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Breckinridge County, Kentucky
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Facts
Founded December 9, 1799
County Seat Hardinsburg
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Contents

Quick Dates

Breckinridge County's civil records start the following years:

Birth* Marriage Death* Census Land Probate
1852 1852

 *Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing


County Courthouse

Breckinridge County Kentucky Courthouse.jpg

Breckinridge County Archives
P.O. Box 538 - Courthouse
Hardinsburg, KY 40143
(270) 756-6112

Open 8AM to 4PM Monday to Friday

Breckenridge County; Courthouse Sq; PO Box 538; Hardinsburg, KY 40143; Ph. 370.756.2246 Details: (Co Archives has some m rec from 1800, some b rec 1853-1969, some d rec 1853-1993 & land rec from 1800; Clk Cir Ct has pro & ct rec)

History

Parent County

1799--Breckinridge County was created 9 December 1799 from Hardin County.
County seat: Hardinsburg [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Addison Corners Holt Mystic
Ammons Custer Horn Back Hill Raymond
Axtel Dempster Hudson Rockvale
Basin Spring Dyer I[[]] Roff
Bewleyville Fairfield Kingswood Rosetta
Big Spring Falls of Rough Kirk Sample
Buras Fisher Locust Hill Se Ree
Cannons Point Frymire Lodiburg Stephensport
Cave Spring Garfield Madrid Stinnettsville
Centerview Glen Dean Mattingly Tar Fork
Chenaultt Graysville McCoy Union Star
Clifton Mills Hardinsburg McDaniels Vanzant
Cloverport Harned McQuady Webster
Cobblers Knob Hensley Mook Westview
Codyville High Plains Mooleyville Woodrow
Constantine Hinton Hills

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African Americans

United States African Americans Gotoarrow.png Kentucky African Americans

Biographies

Cemeteries

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

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18103,430
18207,485118.2%
18307,345−1.9%
18408,94421.8%
185010,59318.4%
186013,23625.0%
187013,4401.5%
188017,48630.1%
189021,03420.3%
190020,534−2.4%
191021,0342.4%
192019,652−6.6%
193017,368−11.6%
194017,7442.2%
195015,528−12.5%
196014,734−5.1%
197014,7890.4%
198016,86114.0%
199016,312−3.3%
200018,64814.3%
Est. 200825,21035.2%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21027.txt

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

Church

Court

Genealogy

The Kasey family of Breckinridge County, Kentucky is discussed in:


Land

Local Histories

  • [1] ~ The Archives of Appalachia

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

The organization Strictly By Name provides free online indexes to early Breckinridge County probate records. They offer a record retrieval service to photocopy and transcribe microfilm copies of the original documents for a small fee. Available indexes:

  1. Will Book 1: 1800-1893
  2. Will Book 2: 1894-1935

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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