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== History  ==
 
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[[Image:Governor_DeWitt_Clinton.JPG|thumb|right|400px|Governor DeWitt Clinton (1769-1828)]]
  
 
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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==== Record Loss  ====
 
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== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==

Revision as of 19:39, 30 April 2010

 United States  > Kentucky > Clinton County

County Courthouse

Clinton County Courthouse, Albany, Ky.

History

Governor DeWitt Clinton (1769-1828)

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 [1]

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

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).