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==== Parent County  ====
 
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'''1867'''--Bell County was created 28 February 1867&nbsp;from Harlan and Knox counties.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Pineville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1867'''--Bell County was created 28 February 1867&nbsp;from [[Harlan_County,_Kentucky|Harlan]] and [[Knox_County,_Kentucky|Knox]] counties.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Pineville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary changes  ====
 
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Revision as of 17:44, 10 December 2008

 United States  > Kentucky > Bell County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1867--Bell County was created 28 February 1867 from Harlan and Knox counties.  County seat: Pineville [1]

Boundary changes

Record Loss

1918, 1976--Disasters caused the loss of some records.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

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