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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1842'''--Letcher County was created 3 March 1842&nbsp;from [[Perry_County,_Kentucky|Perry]] and [[Harlan_County,_Kentucky|Harlan]] Counties.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Whitesburg <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1842'''--Letcher County was created 3 March 1842&nbsp;from [[Perry County, Kentucky|Perry]] and [[Harlan County, Kentucky|Harlan]] Counties.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Whitesburg <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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| Payne Gap
 
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| Banks
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| Eolia
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| Jeremiah
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| Polly
 
| Polly
 
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| Beefhide
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| Ermine
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| Kings Creek
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| Roxana
 
| Roxana
 
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| Bellcraft
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| Bellcraft  
| Farraday
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| Farraday  
| Kona
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| Kona  
 
| Sackett
 
| Sackett
 
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| Blackey
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| Fleming
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| Fleming  
| Letcher
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| Letcher  
 
| Seco
 
| Seco
 
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| Burdine
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| Burdine  
| Fleming-Neon
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| Fleming-Neon  
| Linefork
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| Linefork  
 
| Sergent
 
| Sergent
 
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| Carbon Glow
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| Carbon Glow  
| Flint
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| Flint  
| Lucastown
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| Lucastown  
 
| Skyline
 
| Skyline
 
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| Carcassonne
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| Gaskill
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| Marlowe
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| Southdown
 
| Southdown
 
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| Gilley
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| Thornton
 
| Thornton
 
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| Gordon
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| Gordon  
| McRoberts
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| Tillie
 
| Tillie
 
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| Crown
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| Hallie
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| Millstone
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| Tolliver Town
 
| Tolliver Town
 
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| Day
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| Day  
| Haymond
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| Milton (hist.)
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| Milton (hist.)  
 
| Ulvah
 
| Ulvah
 
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| Deane
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| Deane  
| Hubert (hist.)
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| Hubert (hist.)  
| Neon
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| Van
 
| Van
 
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| Defeated Creek
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| Ice
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| Ice  
| Neon Junction
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| Neon Junction  
 
| Whitaker
 
| Whitaker
 
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| Democrat
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| Democrat  
| Indian Bottom (hist.)
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| Indian Bottom (hist.)  
| Oscaloosa
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| Oscaloosa  
 
| Whitco
 
| Whitco
 
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| Dongola
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| Isom
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| Oven Fork
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Dickenson_County,_Virginia|Dickenson County, Virginia]]
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*[[Dickenson County, Virginia|Dickenson County, Virginia]]  
*[[Harlan_County,_Kentucky|Harlan]]  
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*[[Harlan County, Kentucky|Harlan]]  
*[[Knott_County,_Kentucky|Knott]]
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*[[Knott County, Kentucky|Knott]]  
*[[Perry_County,_Kentucky|Perry]]  
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*[[Perry County, Kentucky|Perry]]  
*[[Pike_County,_Kentucky|Pike]]
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*[[Pike County, Kentucky|Pike]]  
*[[Wise_County,_Virginia|Wise County, Virginia]]
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*[[Wise County, Virginia|Wise County, Virginia]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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Revision as of 20:21, 18 December 2009

 United States  > Kentucky > Letcher County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1842--Letcher County was created 3 March 1842 from Perry and Harlan Counties.  County seat: Whitesburg [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Adamson East Jenkins Jenkins Payne Gap
Banks Eolia Jeremiah Polly
Beefhide Ermine Kings Creek Roxana
Bellcraft Farraday Kona Sackett
Blackey Fleming Letcher Seco
Burdine Fleming-Neon Linefork Sergent
Carbon Glow Flint Lucastown Skyline
Carcassonne Gaskill Marlowe Southdown
Colson Gilley Mayking Thornton
Cromona Gordon McRoberts Tillie
Crown Hallie Millstone Tolliver Town
Day Haymond Milton (hist.) Ulvah
Deane Hubert (hist.) Neon Van
Defeated Creek Ice Neon Junction Whitaker
Democrat Indian Bottom (hist.) Oscaloosa Whitco
Dongola Isom Oven Fork Whitesburg
Dunham Jackhorn (hist.) Partridge






















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).