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Bullitt County, Kentucky
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Founded December 13, 1796
County Seat Shepherdsville
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Quick Dates

Bullitt County's civil records start the following years:

Birth* Marriage Death* Census Land Probate
1852 1852


County Courthouse

Bullitt County Courthouse
149 N Walnut Street
Shepherdsville, KY 40165
Phone: 602.543.2262 

County Clerk has marriage records from 1795,
land records from 1796 and military records 1921-1997;
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records;
Clerk District Court has probate records [1]

Address:
Bullitt County Judicial Center
250 Frank E. Simon Avenue
Shepherdsville, Ky. 40165

Mailing Address:
Bullitt County Judicial Center
P.O. Box 746
Shepherdsville, Ky. 40165

Phone Numbers:

502-543-7104 or 502-955-7764

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 History

Parent County

1796--Bullitt County was created 13 December 1796 from Jefferson and Nelson Counties.
County seat: Shepherdsville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

  • Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Bardstown Junction Cupio Limestone Springs Scuffletown
Barrallton Fox Chase Lotus Shepherdsville
Beech Grove Gap in Knob Mount Washington Smithville
Belmont Hillview Pioneer Village Solitude
Brooks Hobbs Pitts Point Stites
Brownington Hunters Hollow Poplar Level Whitfield
Cedar Grove Katharyn Ridgetop Zoneton
Clermont Lebanon Junction Salt River

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.
18003,542
18104,31121.7%
18205,83135.3%
18305,652−3.1%
18406,33412.1%
18506,7746.9%
18607,2897.6%
18707,7816.7%
18808,5219.5%
18908,291−2.7%
19009,60215.8%
19109,487−1.2%
19209,328−1.7%
19308,868−4.9%
19409,5117.3%
195011,34919.3%
196015,72638.6%
197026,09065.9%
198043,34666.1%
199047,5679.7%
200061,23628.7%
Est. 200875,02822.5%
Kentucky State Data Center

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

Church

Court

Genealogy

It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:

  • Locate publications about direct ancestors
  • Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
  • Identify publications, to quote Elizabeth Shown Mills, about an ancestor's "FAN Club" [Friends, Associates, and Neighbors]
Bibliography
  • [Owen] Owen, Betty Cox. The Owen Family in Bullitt County, Kentucky. Shepherdsville, Ky.: Bullitt County Genealogical Society, 1992. FHL Book 929.273 Ow2owb

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 Bullitt 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 A: 1803-1824
  2. Will Book B: 1823-1838

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), Bullitt County, Kentucky page 269, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=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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