Leslie County, Kentucky

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== Quick Dates ==
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== County Courthouse ==
 
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Leslie County's civil records start the following years:
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[http://www.lesliecounty.ky.gov/ Leslie County Courthouse]<br>22010 Main St; PO Box 916<br>Hyden, KY 41749<br>Phone: 606.672.2193<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Leslie County, Kentucky page 272, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
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== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.lesliecounty.ky.gov/ Leslie County Courthouse]<br>22010 Main St; PO Box 916<br>Hyden, KY 41749<br>Phone: 606.672.2193&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage, probate and land records.<br>Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Leslie County, Kentucky page 272, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 00:53, 5 December 2012

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Facts
Founded March 29, 1878
County Seat Hyden
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Contents

County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Leslie County, Kentucky Government Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Census Deeds Wills
1878 1878 1878 1880 1879 18--
*Many years between 1878 and 1911 are missing

Leslie County Courthouse
22010 Main St; PO Box 916
Hyden, KY 41749
Phone: 606.672.2193[1]

History

The county is named for Kentucky Governor Preston H. Leslie (1819-1907).

Parent County

1878--Leslie County was created 29 March 1878 from Clay, Harlan and Perry Counties.  County seat: Hyden [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Asher Cutshin Kaliopi Spruce Pine
Bear Branch Dryhill Lewis Creek Stinnett
Big Fork Essie Mozelle Thousandsticks
Bick Rock Frew Napier Warbranch
Causey Helton Roark Wendover
Chappell Hoskinston Saylor Wooton
Cinda Hyden Sizerock Yeaddiss
Confluence Jason Smilax

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.

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18803,740
18903,9646.0%
19006,75370.4%
19108,97632.9%
192010,09712.5%
193010,7656.6%
194014,98139.2%
195015,5373.7%
196010,941−29.6%
197011,6236.2%
198014,88228.0%
199013,642−8.3%
200012,401−9.1%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21131.txt

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Leslie County, Kentucky page 272, 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).