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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Clark_County,_Kentucky|Clark]]
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*[[Estill_County,_Kentucky|Estill]]
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*[[Lee_County,_Kentucky|Lee]]
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*[[Menifee_County,_Kentucky|Menifee]]
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*[[Montgomery_County,_Kentucky|Montgomery]]
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*[[Wolfe_County,_Kentucky|Wolfe]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 19:19, 7 January 2009

 United States  > Kentucky > Powell County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1852--Powell County was created 7 January 1852 from Montgomery, Clark and Estill Counties.  County seat: Stanton [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1864--A disaster destroyed most records.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

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).