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Guide to Campbell County Kentucky genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Campbell County, Kentucky
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Founded December 17, 1794
County Seat Newport
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Campbell County Kentucky Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Campbell County, Kentucky Government Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Census Deeds Wills
1852 1795 1852 1810 1795 1794
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
Campbell County Courthouse, Newport, Ky. Courtesy: Collection: County Court Houses, Flickr by Jimmy Emerson. Used by permission.

Campbell County Courthouse
340 York Street
Newport, KY 41071
Phone: 606.292.3850[1]

Campbell County Kentucky History

Parent County

1794--Campbell County was created 17 December 1794 from Mason, Scott and Harrison Counties. Campbell has two courthouses, one at Alexandria and one at Newport.
County seat: Newport [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Campbell County Kentucky Places / Localities

Populated Places

Abbott (hist.) Cold Spring Hopeful (hist.) Silver Grove
Alexandria Crestview Kohler Southgate
Aspen Grove Dayton Lakeside Twelve Mile
Bellevue Fisher Ridge (hist.) Melbourne Tug Fork
Brent Flagg Spring Mentor Wilder
California Fort Thomas Newport Wilmington (hist.)
Camp Springs Grants Lick Oneonta Woodlawn
Carthage Gubser Mill Persimmon Grove
Claryville Hawthorne Reeses Settlement
Clifton Highland Heights Ross

Neighboring Counties

Campbell County Kentucky Genealogy Resources

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African Americans

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Biographies

  • Pictorial and Industrial Review of Northern Kentucky. Historical Souvenir, Nineteen Hundred and Twenty-three, Kenton and Campbell Counties. 1923. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free. Photographs and short bios of leading citizens of the county.

Cemeteries

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

Individual cemeteries

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18001,903
18103,47382.5%
18207,022102.2%
18309,88340.7%
18405,214−47.2%
185013,127151.8%
186020,90959.3%
187027,40631.1%
188037,44036.6%
189044,20818.1%
190054,22322.7%
191059,3699.5%
192061,8684.2%
193073,39118.6%
194071,918−2.0%
195076,1965.9%
196086,80313.9%
197088,7042.2%
198083,317−6.1%
199083,8660.7%
200088,6165.7%
Est. 200887,038−1.8%
http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/21/21037.html

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

Church

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Kentucky denominations, view the Kentucky Church Records wiki page.

Court

Genealogy

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

  • 1800 - 1800 Tax List of Campbell County, Kentucky is included in Clift's Second Census of Kentucky 1800,[3] digitized by Ancestry ($).

Vital Records

Birth
  • 1852-1861 - Campbell County Birth Index 1852-1861. Batch C517181 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
Marriage
  • 1852-1859 - Campbell County Marriage Index 1852-1859. Batch M517181 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1877-1878 - Campbell County Marriage Index 1877-1878. Batch M517182 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
Unsorted

Campbell County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Campbell County Kentucky Genealogy Websites

Campbell County Kentucky Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Campbell County, Kentucky page 269, 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).
  3. G. Glenn Clift, Second Census of Kentucky 1800: A Privately Compiled and Published Enumeration of Tax Payers Appearing in the 79 Manuscript Volumes Extant of Tax Lists of the 42 Counties of Kentucky in Existence in 1800 (1954; reprint, Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2005).
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f1/Igikentuckyaf.pdf.


 

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