Powell County, Kentucky Genealogy

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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*Powell County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)<br>
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Powell/ Powell County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History ](Linkpendium)<br>
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==

Revision as of 23:21, 4 August 2010

 United States  > Kentucky > Powell County

Contents

County Courthouse

Powell County Courthouse, Stanton, Ky.

History

Parent County

1852--Powell County was created 7 January 1852 from Montgomery, Clark and Estill Counties.  County seat: Stanton [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1864--A disaster destroyed most records.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Barker Branch Hatton Creek Pecks Creek Upper Cane
Black Creek Judy Piggville Vaughns Mill
Bowen Knowlton Powell Valley Virden
Cat Creek Lone Oak Rosslyn Waltersville
Clay City Morris Creek Slade Westbend
Crow North Bend South Fork
Fortner Old Lombard Spaas Creek
Happy Top Paint Creek Stanton













Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

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).