Breckinridge County, Kentucky Genealogy

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County Courthouse

Breckinridge County Courthouse, Hardinsburg, Ky.

Breckinridge County Archives

P.O. Box 538 - Courthouse

Hardinsburg, KY 40143

(270) 756-6112

Open 8AM to 4PM Monday to Friday


Parent County

1799--Breckinridge County was created 9 December 1799 from Hardin County.  County seat: Hardinsburg [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Addison Corners Holt Mystic
Ammons Custer Horn Back Hill Raymond
Axtel Dempster Hudson Rockvale
Basin Spring Dyer Irvington Roff
Bewleyville Fairfield Kingswood Rosetta
Big Spring Falls of Rough Kirk Sample
Buras Fisher Locust Hill Se Ree
Cannons Point Frymire Lodiburg Stephensport
Cave Spring Garfield Madrid Stinnettsville
Centerview Glen Dean Mattingly Tar Fork
Chenaultt Graysville McCoy Union Star
Clifton Mills Hardinsburg McDaniels Vanzant
Cloverport Harned McQuady Webster
Cobblers Knob Hensley Mook Westview
Codyville High Plains Mooleyville Woodrow
Constantine Hinton Hills

Neighboring Counties


African American

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





Local Histories





The organization Strictly By Name provides free online indexes to early Breckinridge County probate records. They offer a record retrieval service to photocopy and transcribe microfilm copies of the original documents for a small fee. Available indexes:

  1. Will Book 1: 1800-1893
  2. Will Book 2: 1894-1935


Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites


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