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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1796--'''Warren County was created 14 December 1796&nbsp;from [[Logan County, Kentucky|Logan ]]County.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat:&nbsp;'''Bowling Green <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1796--'''Warren County was created 14 December 1796&nbsp;from [[Logan County, Kentucky|Logan ]]County.<br>'''County seat:''' Bowling Green <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation. Local volunteers through [http://www.raogk.org/kentucky.htm Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness] may&nbsp;take photographs of headstones found in&nbsp;county cemeteries.  
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Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.
  
 
*Kentucky Historical Society&nbsp;[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp Cemetery Search]&nbsp;can be searched by name, place and/or date.&nbsp; This database has hundreds of thousands of names transcribed from gravestones across Kentucky.&nbsp; <br>
 
*Kentucky Historical Society&nbsp;[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp Cemetery Search]&nbsp;can be searched by name, place and/or date.&nbsp; This database has hundreds of thousands of names transcribed from gravestones across Kentucky.&nbsp; <br>
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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|footnote = Source: [http://factfinder.census.gov/home/saff/main.html?_lang=en "American FactFinder".] United States Census Bureau.
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|1800 |4686
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|1810 |11937
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|1820 |11776
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|1830 |10949
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|1840 |15446
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|1850 |15123
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|1860 |17320
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|1870 |21742
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|1880 |27531
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|1890 |30158
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|1900 |29970
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|1910 |30579
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|1920 |30858
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|1930 |33676
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|1940 |36631
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|1950 |42758
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|1960 |45491
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|1970 |57432
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|1980 |71828
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|1990 |76673
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|2000 |92522
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1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930 federal population schedules of Warren County are available online. For tips on accessing census records online, see [[Kentucky Census|Kentucky Census]]. If you're having trouble finding your ancestors in online indexes, try checking printed indexes. Created by local experts familiar with the area's families, these indexes are often transcribed more accurately than online nationwide indexes.
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See [[Kentucky Population Schedule Indexes: Fiche, Film, or Book|Kentucky Population Schedule Indexes: Fiche, Film, or Book]] for more information about statewide printed indexes.
  
 
*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Kentucky&nbsp; Census Transcriptions 1850 - 1930  
 
*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Kentucky&nbsp; Census Transcriptions 1850 - 1930  
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.warrencoky.com/ Warren County KYGenWeb]
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*[http://www.warrencoky.com/ Warren County KYGenWeb]  
 
*[http://kygenweb.net/ KYGenWeb project]. Has maps, name indexes, history or other information for each county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
 
*[http://kygenweb.net/ KYGenWeb project]. Has maps, name indexes, history or other information for each county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
 
*[http://kentucky.gov/Pages/home.aspx State of Kencucky Website]  
 
*[http://kentucky.gov/Pages/home.aspx State of Kencucky Website]  
*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/kyfiles.html USGenWeb Kentucky Archives] ~ Kentucky in the USGenWeb Archives ~ Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/kyfiles.html USGenWeb Kentucky Archives] ~ Kentucky in the USGenWeb Archives ~ Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.  
 
*{{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Warren|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Warren|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Warren/ Warren County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Warren/ Warren County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)

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Warren County, Kentucky
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Map of Kentucky highlighting Warren County
Location in the state of Kentucky
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Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 14, 1796
County Seat Bowling Green
Courthouse
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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Kentucky  Gotoarrow.png  Warren County

County Courthouse

Warren County Courthouse, Bowling Green, Ky. Courtesy: Collection: County Court Houses, Flickr by Jimmy Emerson. Used by permission.

History

Parent County

1796--Warren County was created 14 December 1796 from Logan County.
County seat: Bowling Green [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1864--A disaster destroyed most of the records.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Alvaton Girkin Lost River Rich Pond
Anna Glenmore Loving Richardsville
Barren River Gotts Martinsville Riverside
Benleo Greencastle Matlock Rockfield
Blue Level Greenhill Memphis Junction Rockland
Bowling Green Greenwood Motley Sand Hill
Boyce Guy Mount Victor Smiths Grove
Bristow Hadley Oakland Springhill
Browning Hardcastle Petros Sunnyside
Claypool Hays Plano Three Forks
Crestmoor Hydro Plum Springs Three Springs
Delafield Indian Hills Polkville Tuckertown
Drake Kepler Pondsville Woodburn
Eastland Park

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American Research

The following have information concerning African American research. 

Biographies

Cemeteries

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

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1800 4,686
1810 11,937 154.7%
1820 11,776 −1.3%
1830 10,949 −7.0%
1840 15,446 41.1%
1850 15,123 −2.1%
1860 17,320 14.5%
1870 21,742 25.5%
1880 27,531 26.6%
1890 30,158 9.5%
1900 29,970 −0.6%
1910 30,579 2.0%
1920 30,858 0.9%
1930 33,676 9.1%
1940 36,631 8.8%
1950 42,758 16.7%
1960 45,491 6.4%
1970 57,432 26.2%
1980 71,828 25.1%
1990 76,673 6.7%
2000 92,522 20.7%
Source: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.

1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930 federal population schedules of Warren County are available online. For tips on accessing census records online, see Kentucky Census. If you're having trouble finding your ancestors in online indexes, try checking printed indexes. Created by local experts familiar with the area's families, these indexes are often transcribed more accurately than online nationwide indexes.

See Kentucky Population Schedule Indexes: Fiche, Film, or Book for more information about statewide printed indexes.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).