Calloway County, Kentucky

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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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'''1821'''--Calloway County was&nbsp;created 19 December 1821&nbsp;from [[Hickman County, Kentucky|Hickman]] County. &nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Murray <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1821'''--Calloway County was&nbsp;created 19 December 1821&nbsp;from [[Hickman County, Kentucky|Hickman]] County. <br>'''County seat:''' Murray <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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Revision as of 23:30, 24 June 2010

 United States  > Kentucky > Calloway County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

[[Image:KYCallowayfirstcourthouse}}]] [[Image:KYCallowaycourthouse}}]]

Parent County

1821--Calloway County was created 19 December 1821 from Hickman County.
County seat: Murray [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1906--A disaster destroyed most records.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Almo Faxon Kirksey Pleasant Hill
Almo Heights Five Points Lynn Grove Pottertown
Backusburg Fort Heiman Midway Protemus
Bakers Crossroads Hamlin Murray Shiloh
Boatwright Harris Grove New Concord Stella
Coldwater Hazel New Providence Wadesboro
Crossland Hico Penny Wiswell
Dexter Irvin Cobb Resort












Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

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