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==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
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*[[Bath_County,_Kentucky|Bath]]
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*[[Carter_County,_Wyoming|Carter]]
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*[[Elliott_County,_Kentucky|Elliott]]
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*[[Fleming_County,_Kentucky|Fleming]]
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*[[Lewis_County,_Kentucky|Lewis]]
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*[[Menifee_County,_Kentucky|Menifee]]
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*[[Morgan_County,_Kentucky|Morgan]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 18:43, 7 January 2009

 United States  > Kentucky > Rowan County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1856--Rowan County was created 15 March 1856 from Fleming and Morgan Counties.  County seat: Morehead [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1864--A disaster destroyed most of the 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).