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County Courthouse

Green County Courthouse, Greensburg, Ky. Courtesy: Collection: County Court Houses, Flickr by Jimmy Emerson. Used by permission.
Old Green County Courthouse, Greensburg, Ky. Courtesy: Collection: County Court Houses, Flickr by Jimmy Emerson. Used by permission.


Parent County

1792--Green County was created 20 December 1792 from Lincoln and Nelson counties.  County seat: Greensburg[1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Allendale Eve Hudgins Newt
Black Gnat Exie Kemp Pierce
Bloyd Fry Liletown Roachville
Bluff Boom Gabe Little Barren Summersville
Bramlett Grab Lobb Thurlow
Coakley Greensburg Mell Wards
Crailhope Gresham Miami (hist.) Webbs
Donansburg Haskingsville Mount Gilead Whitewood



Neighboring Counties


African American

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


Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation. Local volunteers through Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness may take photographs of headstones found in county cemeteries.

  • Kentucky Historical Society Cemetery Search can be searched by name, place and/or date.  This database has hundreds of thousands of names transcribed from gravestones across Kentucky. 
  • Find A Grave can be searched by the name of a person or family to find where a person is buried.  Usually gives birth and death dates often with a picture of the tombstone.  May give obituaries, names of family members and links to their information in Find A Grave.
  • Kentucky Cemeteries lists the national cemeteries in Kentucky with links to their web sites. The first link under Online Kentucky Cemeteries goes to the Kentucky section of
  • Green Co. KY USGenWeb Tombstone Project usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks. 




Local Histories






Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites


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


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