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Name of County Date Formed Parent County Progeny County
Adair 11 Dec 1801 Green Metcalfe 1860, Russell 1825
Allen 11 Jan 1815 Barren, Warren Simpson 1819
Anderson 16 Jan 1827 Franklin, Mercer, Washington none
Ballard 15 Feb 1842 McCracken, Hickman Carlisle 1886
Barren 20 dec 1798 Warren, Green Allen 1798, Hart 1819, Metcalfe 1860, Monroe 1820
Bath 15 Jan 1811 Montgomery Menifee 1869, Morgan 1822
Bell 28 Feb 1867 Knox, Harlan none
Boone 13 Dec 1798 Campbell none
Bourbon 17 Oct 1785 Fayette Clark 1792, Harrison 1793, Mason 1788, Nicholas 1799
Boyd 16 Feb 1860 Carter, Lawrence, Greenup none
Boyle 15 Feb 1842 Lincoln, Mercer none
Bracken 14 Dec 1796 Campbell, Mason Meade 1823, Pendleton 1787, Robertson 1867
Breathitt 13 Dec 1796 Estill, Clay, Perry Knott 1884, Owsley 1843, Lee 1873, Wolfe 1860
Breckinridge 09 dec 1799 Hardin Hancock 1829, Meade 1823
Bullitt 13 Dec 1796 Jefferson, nelson Spencer 1824
Butler 18 Jan 1810 Logan, Ohio none
Caldwell 31 Jan 1809 Livingston Hickman 1821, Lyon 1854, Trigg 1820
Calloway 19 Dec 1821 Hickman Marshall 1842
Campbell 17 Dec 1794 Scott, Harrison, Mason Boone 1798, Bracken 196, Kenton 1840
Carlisle 03 Apr 1886 Ballard none
Carroll 09 Feb 1838 Gallatin, Henry, Trimble none
Carter 09 Feb 1838 Greenup, Lawrence Boyd 1860, Elliott 1869
Casey 14 Nov 1806 Lincoln none
Christian 13 Dec 1796 Logan Henderson 1798, Livingston 1798, Muhlenburg 1798,Todd 1819, Trigg 1820
Clark 06 Dec 1792 Bourbon, Fayette Estill 1808, Montgomery 1696, Powell 1852
Clay 02 Dec 1806 Madison, Knox, Floyd Breathitt 1796, Jackson 1858, Clay 1820, Laurel 1825, Leslie 1878, Owsley 1843, Pendleton 1787
Clinton 20 Feb 1836 Wayne, Cumberland none
Crittenden 26 Jan 1842 Livingston none
Cumberland 14 Dec 1798 Green Clinton 1836, Metcalfe 1860, Wayne 1800, Monroe 1820, Russell 1825
Daviess 14 Jan 1815 Ohio Hancock 1829, McLean 1854
Edmonson 12 Jan 1869 Hart, Grayson, Warren none
Elliott 26 Jan 1869 Lawrence, Morgan, Carter none
Estill 27 Jan 1808 Madison, Clark Breathitt 1796, Jackson 1858, Pendleton 1787, Powell 1852, Lee 1873, Owsley 1843
Fayette 01 May 1780 Kentucky County Woodford 1788, Bourbon 1798, Clark 1792, Jessamine 1798
Fincastle 08 Apr 1772 Virginia colony lands Kentucky
Fleming 10 Feb 1798 Mason Floyd 1799, Rowan 1856
Floyd 13 Dec 1799 Fleming, Mason, Montgomery Clay 1806, Johnson 1843, Knott 1884, Lawrence 1821, Magoffin 1860, Pike 1821, Martin 1870, Perry 1820
Franklin 07 Dec 1794 Woodford, Mercer, Shelby Anderson 1827, Gallatin 1798, Owen 1819
Fulton 15 Jan 1845 Hickman none
Gallatin 14 Dec 1798 Franklin, Shelby Carroll 1838, Owen 1819, Trimble 1837
Garrard 17 Dec 1796 Madison, Lincoln, Mercer none
Grant 12 Feb 1820 Pendleton none
Graves 19 Dec 1821 Hickman none
Grayson 25 Jan 1810 Hardin, Ohio Edmonson 1869
Green 20 Dec 1792 Lincoln, Nelson Adair 1801, Barren 1798,Cumberland 1798, Metcalfe 1860, Pulaski 1798, Taylor 1848
Greenup 12 Dec 1803 Mason Boyd 1860, Carter 1838, Lawrence 1821
Hancock 03 Jan 1829 Breckinridge, Ohio, Daviess none
Hardin 15 Dec 1792 Nelson Breckinridge 1799, Grayson 1810, hart 1819, LaRue 1843, Mercer 1785, Ohio 1798
Harlan 28 Jan 1819 Knox Bell 1867, Leslie 1878, Letcher 1842
Harrison 21 Dec 1793 Bourbon, Scott Campbell 1794, Robertson 1867
Hart 28 Jan 1819 Hardin, Barren Edmonson 1869
Henderson 21 Dec 1798 Christian Hopkins 1806, Union 1811, Wayne 1800, Webster 1860
Henry 14 Dec 1798 Shelby Carroll 1838, Oldham 1823, Trimble 1837
Hickman 19 Dec 1821 Caldwell, Livingston Ballard 1842, Calloway 1821, Graves 1821, Fulton 1845, McCracken 1824
Hopkins 09 Dec 1806 Henderson Wayne 1800, Webster 1860
Jackson 02 Feb 1858 Madison, Owsley, Rockcastle, Clay, Estill, Laurel none
Jefferson 01 May 1780 Kentucky County Bullitt 1796, Nelson1784, Oldham 1823, Shelby 1792
Jessamine 19 Dec 1798 Fayette none
Johnson 24 Feb 1843 Lawrence, Floyd, Morgan Magoffin 1860, Martin 1870
Kenton 29 Jan 1840 Campbell none
Kentucky 1776 Fincastle Co., Virginia Fayette 1780, Jefferson 1780, Lincoln 1780
Knott 05 May 1884 Letcher, Floyd, Perry, Breathitt none
Knox 19 Dec 1825 Lincoln Bell 1867, Clay 1806, Harlan 1819, Laurel 1825, Rockastle 1810, Whitley 1818
LaRue 04 Mar 1843 Hardin none
Laurel 12 Dec 1825 Rockcastle, Knox, Clay, Whitley Jackson 1856
Lawrence 14 Dec 1821 Floyd, Greenup Boyd 1860, Carter 1838, Elliott 1869, Johnson 1843, Mason 1870
Lee 29 Jan 1873 Owsley, Breathitt, Estill, Wolfe none
Leslie 29 Mar 1878 Clay, Harlan, Perry none
Letcher 03 Mar 1842 Harlan, Perry Knott 1842
Lewis 02 Dec 1806 Mason none
Lincoln 01 May 1780 Kentucky County Boyle 1842, Casey 1806, Garrard 1796, Rockcastle 1810, Green 1792, Knox 1825, Logan 1792, Madison 1785, Pulaski 1798, Mercer 1785
Livingston 13 Dec 1798 Christian Caldwell 1809, Crittenden 1842, Hickman 1821
Logan 28 Jun1 792 Lincoln Butler 1810, Christin 1796, Todd 1819, Muhlenburg 1798, Simpson 1819, Warren 1796
Lyon 14 Jan 1854 Caldwell none
Madison 17 Oct 1785 Lincoln Clay 1806, Estill 1808, Garrard 1796, Jackison 1858, Nicholas 1799, Rockcastle 1810
Magoffin 22 Feb 1860 Floyd, Johnson, Morgan none
Marion 25 Jan 1834 Washington none
Marshall 12 Feb 1842 Calloway none
Martin 10 Mar 1870 Johnson, Pike, Floyd, Lawrence none
Mason 05 Nov 1788 Bourbon Bracken 1796, Campbell 1794, Lewis 1806, Fleming 1798, Greenup 1803, Flloyd 1799, Robertson 1867
McCracken 17 Dec 1824 Hickman Ballard 1842
McCreary 17 Dec 1824 Pulaski, Wayne, Whitley none
McLean 06 Feb 1854 Daviess, Ohio, Muhlenburg none
Meade 17 Dec 1823 Breckenridge, Bracken none
Menifee 10 Mar 1869 Bath, Montgomery, Morgan none
Mercer 17 Oct 1785 Hardin, Lincoln Anderson 1827, Boyle 1842, Garrard 1796, Franklin 1794
Metcalfe 01 Feb 1860 Adair, Barren, Green, Cumberland none
Monroe 19 Jan 1820 Barren, Cumberland none
Montgomery 14 Dec 1796 Clark Bath 1811, Floyd 1799, Menifee 1869, Powell 1852
Morgan 07 Dec 1822 Bath Elliott 1869, Magoffin 1860, Wolfe 1860, Menifee 1869, Rowan 1856
Muhlenburg 14 Dec 1798 Christian, Logan Mc Lean 1854
Nelson 18 Oct 1784 Jefferson Bullitt 1796, Green 1792, Hardin 1792, Spencer 1824, Washington 1792
Nicholas 18 Dec 1799 Bourbon, Madison Robertson 1867
Ohio 17 Dec 1798 Hardin Butler 1810, Daviess 1815, Mc Lean 1854, Grayson 1810, Hancock 1829
Oldham 15 Dec 1823 Jefferson, Shelby, Henry Trimble 1837
Owen 06 Feb 1819 Scott, Gallatin, Franklin, Pendleton none
Owsley 23 Jan 1843 Clay, Estill, Breathitt Jackson 1858, Lee 1873, Powell 1860
Pendleton 04 Dec 1787 Clay, Estill, Bracken Grand 1820, Owen 1819
Perry 02 Nov 1820 Clay, Floyd Breathitt 1796, Knott 1884, Leslie 1878, Letcher 1842
Pike 19 Dec 1821 Floyd Martin 1870
Powell 07 Jan 1852 Montgomery, Clark, Estill Wolfe 1860
Pulaski 10 Dec 1798 Lincoln, Green Mc Creary 1824, Rockcastle 1810, Wayne 1800
Robertson 11 Feb 1867 Nicholas, Harrison, Mason, Bracken none
Rockcastle 08 Jan 1810 Lincoln, Pulaski, Madison, Knox Jackson 1858, Laurel 1825
Rowan 15 Mar 1856 Fleming, Morgan none
Russell 14 Dec 1825 Wayne, Adair, Cumberland none
Scott 22 Jun 1792 Woodford Campbell 1794, Harrison 1793, Owen 1819
Shelby 23 Jun 1792 Jefferson Franklin 1794, Gallatin 1798, Henry 1798, Oldham 1803, Sepncer 1824
Simpson 28 Jan 1819 Logan, Warren, Allen none
Spencer 07 Jan 1824 Nelson, Shelby, Bullitt none
Taylor 13 Jan 1848 Green none
Todd 30 Dec 1819 Logan, Christian none
Trigg 27 Jan 1820 Christian, Caldwell none
Trimble 09 Feb 1837 Gallatin, Oldham, Henry Carroll 1838
Union 15 Jan 1811 Henderson Wayne 1800, Webster 1860
Warren 14 Dec 1796 Logan Allen 1815, Barren 1798, Edmonson 1869, Simpson 1819
Washington 22 Jun 1792 Nelson Anderson 1827, Marion 1834
Wayne 18 Dec 1800 Pulaski, Cumberland, Hopkins, Union, Henderson Clinton 1836, Mc Creary 1824, Russell 1825
Webster 29 Feb 1860 Henderson, Hopkins, Union none
Whitley 17 Jan 1818 Knox Laurel 1825, Mc Creary 1824
Wolfe 5 Mar 1860 Breathitt, Morgan, Powell, Owsley Lee 1873
Woodford 12 Nov 1788 Fayette Franklin 1794, Scott 1792

 

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