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[http://www.courtreference.com/Elliott-County-Kentucky-Courts.htm Elliott County Courthouse]<br>100 Court and Main Street<br>PO Box 225<br>Sandy Hook, KY 41171-0225<br>&nbsp;<br>Phone:&nbsp; 606.738.4462<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Elliot County, Kentucky page 270, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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<br>[http://www.courtreference.com/Elliott-County-Kentucky-Courts.htm Elliott County Courthouse]<br>100 Court and Main Street<br>PO Box 225<br>Sandy Hook, KY 41171-0225<br>&nbsp;<br>Phone:&nbsp; 606.738.4462&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1934, probate records from 1957 and land records from 1869.<br>Clerk Circuit Court has divorce records from 1957 and court records.<br>County Health Department has birth and death records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Elliot County, Kentucky page 270, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
 
  
 
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*[http://www.etsu.edu/cass/archives/ ~ The Archives of Appalachia]  
 
*[http://www.etsu.edu/cass/archives/ ~ The Archives of Appalachia]  
*The History of Elliott County, Kentucky 1885 Family History Library US/CAN Book 976.9255 H2h v.1
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*The History of Elliott County, Kentucky 1885 Family History Library US/CAN Book 976.9255 H2h v.1  
 
*The History of Elliott County, Kentucky 1869-1999 vol. II, Family History Library US/CAN Book 976.9255 H2h v.2<br>
 
*The History of Elliott County, Kentucky 1869-1999 vol. II, Family History Library US/CAN Book 976.9255 H2h v.2<br>
  

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Elliott County, Kentucky
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Founded January 26, 1869
County Seat Sandy Hook
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Beginning Dates for Elliott County, Kentucky Genealogy Government Records
Birth* Marriage* Death* Census Deeds Wills
1874 1934 1874 1870 1869
*Records only available for 1874-1878, 1909-1910. Statewide registration of births and deaths began in 1911.
Elliott County Kentucky Courthouse.jpg

Elliott County Courthouse
100 Court and Main Street
PO Box 225
Sandy Hook, KY 41171-0225
 
Phone:  606.738.4462[1]

History

Parent County 

1869--Elliott  County was created 26 January 1869 from Lawrence, Carter and Morgan Counties.
County seat: Sandy Hook [2]

Boundary Changes

There has been no changes in boundaries since Elliott County was formed.

Record Loss

1966--A disaster destroyed some records.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Ault Devil Fork (hist.) Green Roscoe
Bascom Dobbins Halcom Sandy Hook
Beartown Edsel Ibex Sarah
Bell City Egypt (hist.) Isonville Sideway
Bigstone Eldridge Little Sandy Spanglin
Bruin Fannin Lytten Stark
Burke Faye Newcombe Stephens
Culver Fielden Newfoundland The Ridge
Dewdrop Gimlet Ordinary Wyett













Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American Research

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

Biographies

Cemeteries

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

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18704,433
18806,56748.1%
18909,21440.3%
190010,38712.7%
19109,814−5.5%
19208,887−9.4%
19307,571−14.8%
19408,71315.1%
19507,085−18.7%
19606,330−10.7%
19705,933−6.3%
19806,90816.4%
19906,455−6.6%
20006,7484.5%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21063.txt

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

Church

Court

Gazetteer

Kentucky Atlas & Gazetteer

Land

Local Histories

See Elliott County page at KYGenWeb for history. Scroll down the page to view.

  • ~ The Archives of Appalachia
  • The History of Elliott County, Kentucky 1885 Family History Library US/CAN Book 976.9255 H2h v.1
  • The History of Elliott County, Kentucky 1869-1999 vol. II, Family History Library US/CAN Book 976.9255 H2h v.2

Maps

1895 Map of Elliot County Kentucky

Military

Elliott County, Kentucky Genealogy Trails Military Records

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

1869 Elliott County Kentucky Tax List

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Elliot County, Kentucky page 270, 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).