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

Campbell County Courthouse, Newport, Ky. Courtesy: Collection: County Court Houses, Flickr by Jimmy Emerson. Used by permission.

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 [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

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

Resources

African American Research

The following have information concerning African American research.  Both should be used:

Biographies

Cemeteries

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

may take photographs of headstones found in county cemeteries.

Census

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • [1] ~ The Archives of Appalachia

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate


Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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

 

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