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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kentucky]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Clinton_County,_Kentucky|Clinton County]]''  
 
''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kentucky]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Clinton_County,_Kentucky|Clinton County]]''  
  
== Quick Dates ==
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== County Courthouse ==
  
Clinton County's civil records start the following years:
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1852  
 
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&nbsp;'''*'''Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
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[[Image:Clinton County Kentucky Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Clinton County Kentucky Courthouse.jpg]]  
 
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
 
 
[[Image:Clinton County Kentucky Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]  
 
  
[http://www.clintoncounty.ky.gov/ Clinton County Courthouse]<br>212 Washington<br>Albany, KY 42602<br>Phone: 606.387.5234&nbsp;<br><br>County&nbsp;Clerk has marriage, land and probate records 1865.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Clinton County, Kentucky page 269, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[http://www.clintoncounty.ky.gov/ Clinton County Courthouse]<br>212 Washington<br>Albany, KY 42602<br>Phone: 606.387.5234<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Clinton County, Kentucky page 269, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
[[Image:Governor DeWitt Clinton.JPG|thumb|right|200px|Governor DeWitt Clinton.JPG|<center>Governor DeWitt Clinton<center></center>]]  
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The county is named after New York Governor [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DeWitt_Clinton DeWitt Clinton] (1769-1828).  
 
The county is named after New York Governor [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DeWitt_Clinton DeWitt Clinton] (1769-1828).  
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==== Populated Places  ====
  
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*[http://www.tngenweb.org/madison/smith/jktsmith.htm#nca Nashville Advocate] ~ Death Abstracts from the Nashville Christian Advocate
 
*[http://www.tngenweb.org/madison/smith/jktsmith.htm#nca Nashville Advocate] ~ Death Abstracts from the Nashville Christian Advocate
  
==== Probate ====
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==== Probate ====
  
 
*'''1863-1943''' - {{RecordSearch|1875188|Will Books 1 to 2 (1863-1943)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
 
*'''1863-1943''' - {{RecordSearch|1875188|Will Books 1 to 2 (1863-1943)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.

Revision as of 20:38, 16 November 2012

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County Seat Albany
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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Kentucky  Gotoarrow.png  Clinton County

County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Clinton County, Kentucky Genealogy Government Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Census Deeds Wills
1852 1859 1852 1840 1848 1863
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
Clinton County Kentucky Courthouse.jpg

Clinton County Courthouse
212 Washington
Albany, KY 42602
Phone: 606.387.5234[1]

History

Governor DeWitt Clinton.JPG

The county is named after New York Governor DeWitt Clinton (1769-1828).

Parent County

1835--Clinton County was created 20 February 1835 from Cumberland and Wayne Counties.
County seat: Albany [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1865, 1890--Disasters destroyed some records.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Aaron Cumberland City Marlow Snow
Albany Decide Narvel Static
Alpha Desda Nora Upchurch
Browns Crossroads Highway Ootens Store (hist.) Wago
Bug Hobart Rolan Waterview (hist.)
Cannons Mill Huntersville Savage Watauga
Cartwright Ida Seventy Six Willis Creek
Cedar Knob Jones Mill Shipley Wolf River Dock

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African Americans

United States African Americans Gotoarrow.png Kentucky African Americans

Biographies

Cemeteries

Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18403,863
18504,88926.6%
18605,78118.2%
18706,49712.4%
18807,21211.0%
18907,047−2.3%
19007,87111.7%
19108,1533.6%
19208,5895.3%
19309,0044.8%
194010,27914.2%
195010,6503.6%
19608,886−16.6%
19708,174−8.0%
19809,32114.0%
19909,135−2.0%
20009,6345.5%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21053.txt

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

School Records

Clinton County Schools - Clinton County KYGenWeb

Taxation

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Clinton County, Kentucky page 269, 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).