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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
The Webster County county seat is located in Dixon. The courthouse is located in the central portion of town.
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The Webster County county seat is located in Dixon. The courthouse is located in the central portion of town.  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1860--'''Webster County was created 29 February 1860&nbsp;from [[Henderson County, Kentucky|Henderson]], [[Hopkins County, Kentucky|Hopkins]] and [[Union County, Kentucky|Union ]]Counties.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Dixon <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1860--'''Webster County was created 29 February 1860&nbsp;from [[Henderson County, Kentucky|Henderson]], [[Hopkins County, Kentucky|Hopkins]] and [[Union County, Kentucky|Union ]]Counties.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Dixon <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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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities ==
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== Places/Localities ==
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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| Wanamaker
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Caldwell_County,_Kentucky|Caldwell]]
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*[[Caldwell County, Kentucky|Caldwell]]  
*[[Crittenden_County,_Kentucky|Crittenden]]
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*[[Crittenden County, Kentucky|Crittenden]]  
*[[Henderson_County,_Kentucky|Henderson]]
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*[[Henderson County, Kentucky|Henderson]]  
*[[Hopkins_County,_Kentucky|Hopkins]]
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*[[Hopkins County, Kentucky|Hopkins]]  
*[[McLean_County,_Kentucky|McLean]]
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*[[McLean County, Kentucky|McLean]]  
*[[Union_County,_Kentucky|Union]]
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*[[Union County, Kentucky|Union]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=116:2:3443330828936798::::::YES USGS GNIS search results for Webster County, Kentucky cemeteries]
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[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=116:2:3443330828936798::::::YES USGS GNIS search results for Webster County, Kentucky cemeteries]  
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=116:2:3443330828936798::::::YES USGS GNIS search results for Webster County, Kentucky]
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[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=116:2:3443330828936798::::::YES USGS GNIS search results for Webster County, Kentucky]  
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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The primary branch of the Webster County library is located in Dixon, Kentucky, and maintains a genealogy section including local histories, many local newspapers on microfilm, and microfilmed copies of county vital records.  
 
The primary branch of the Webster County library is located in Dixon, Kentucky, and maintains a genealogy section including local histories, many local newspapers on microfilm, and microfilmed copies of county vital records.  
  
A satellite library branch exists in Providence, Kentucky, and maintains a smaller genealogy section, mostly focusing on historical photographs.
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A satellite library branch exists in Providence, Kentucky, and maintains a smaller genealogy section, mostly focusing on historical photographs.  
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Revision as of 21:26, 28 January 2010

United States  > Kentucky > Webster County

County Courthouse

The Webster County county seat is located in Dixon. The courthouse is located in the central portion of town.

History

Parent County

1860--Webster County was created 29 February 1860 from Henderson, Hopkins and Union Counties.  County seat: Dixon [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Bellville Fairmont Ortiz Tilden
Blackford Free Union Poole Vanderburg
Breton Gatesville Pratt Virginia
Clay Hearin Providence Wanamaker
Derby Jolly Rock Spring West Wheatcroft
Diamond Lisman Sebree Wheatcroft
Dixon Little Zion Shelton Williams
Elmwood Onton Slaughters











Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

USGS GNIS search results for Webster County, Kentucky cemeteries

Church

USGS GNIS search results for Webster County, Kentucky

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

The primary branch of the Webster County library is located in Dixon, Kentucky, and maintains a genealogy section including local histories, many local newspapers on microfilm, and microfilmed copies of county vital records.

A satellite library branch exists in Providence, Kentucky, and maintains a smaller genealogy section, mostly focusing on historical photographs.

Web Sites

References

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