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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1852'''--Powell County was created 7 January 1852&nbsp;from [[Montgomery_County,_Kentucky|Montgomery]], [[Clark_County,_Kentucky|Clark]] and [[Estill_County,_Kentucky|Estill]] Counties.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Stanton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1852'''--Powell County was created 7 January 1852&nbsp;from [[Montgomery County, Kentucky|Montgomery]], [[Clark County, Kentucky|Clark]] and [[Estill County, Kentucky|Estill]] Counties.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Stanton <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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| Barker Branch
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| Barker Branch  
| Hatton Creek
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| Hatton Creek  
| Pecks Creek
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| Pecks Creek  
 
| Upper Cane
 
| Upper Cane
 
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| Black Creek
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| Black Creek  
| Judy
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| Judy  
| Piggville
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| Piggville  
 
| Vaughns Mill
 
| Vaughns Mill
 
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| Bowen
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| Bowen  
| Knowlton
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| Knowlton  
| Powell Valley
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| Powell Valley  
 
| Virden
 
| Virden
 
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| Cat Creek
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| Cat Creek  
| Lone Oak
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| Lone Oak  
| Rosslyn
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| Rosslyn  
 
| Waltersville
 
| Waltersville
 
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| Clay City
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| Clay City  
| Morris Creek
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| Morris Creek  
| Slade
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| Slade  
 
| Westbend
 
| Westbend
 
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| Crow
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| Crow  
| North Bend
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| North Bend  
| South Fork
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| South Fork  
 
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| Fortner
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| Fortner  
| Old Lombard
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| Old Lombard  
| Spaas Creek
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| Spaas Creek  
 
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| Happy Top
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| Happy Top  
| Paint Creek
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| Paint Creek  
| Stanton
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| Stanton  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Clark_County,_Kentucky|Clark]]
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*[[Clark County, Kentucky|Clark]]  
*[[Estill_County,_Kentucky|Estill]]
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*[[Estill County, Kentucky|Estill]]  
*[[Lee_County,_Kentucky|Lee]]
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*[[Lee County, Kentucky|Lee]]  
*[[Menifee_County,_Kentucky|Menifee]]
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*[[Menifee County, Kentucky|Menifee]]  
*[[Montgomery_County,_Kentucky|Montgomery]]
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*[[Montgomery County, Kentucky|Montgomery]]  
*[[Wolfe_County,_Kentucky|Wolfe]]
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*[[Wolfe County, Kentucky|Wolfe]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Powell_County,_Kentucky]]
 
[[Category:Powell_County,_Kentucky]]

Revision as of 22:28, 21 January 2010

 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

Barker Branch Hatton Creek Pecks Creek Upper Cane
Black Creek Judy Piggville Vaughns Mill
Bowen Knowlton Powell Valley Virden
Cat Creek Lone Oak Rosslyn Waltersville
Clay City Morris Creek Slade Westbend
Crow North Bend South Fork
Fortner Old Lombard Spaas Creek
Happy Top Paint Creek Stanton













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).