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Revision as of 22:54, 25 August 2010

Template:Kentucky-stub United States  > Kentucky > Carter County

County Courthouse

Carter County Kentucky Courthouse.jpg


Parent County

1838--Carter County was created 9 February 1838 from Greenup and Lawrence Counties.  County seat: Grayson [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Access Fairview Hill Johns Run Rooney
Aden Fitch Lawton Rose Hill
Beech Grove Fultz Leon Smiths Creek
Beetle Garvin Ridge Limestone Smoky Valley
Boone Furnace Gesling McGlone Creek Soldier
Brinegar Globe Mount Savage Sophi
Carter Gollihue Mountain Top Stinson
Charlotte Furnace Grahn Music Straight Creek
Clark Hill Grayson North Branch The Crossroads (hist.)
Cory Gregoryville Offill's Mill (hist.) Upper Tygart
Counts Crossroads Hayward Olive Hill Wesleyville
Deevert Hitchins Pactolus Willard
Denton Iron Hill Poplar Williams Creek
Eby Jacobs Prater Wolf
Enterprise Jeriel Reedville

Neighboring Counties


African American

The following have information concerning African American research.  Both should be used:


Carter County Bible Records

Biographies, Family Histories/Trees, GEDCOM files etc.

Letters, Journals, Ledgers, Essays, and Diaries
Carter County Surnames
Sorted by Name.com-Carter County Kentucky


Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation. Local volunteers through Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness may take photographs of headstones found in county cemeteries.

  • Kentucky Historical Society Cemetery Search can be searched by name, place and/or date.  This database has hundreds of thousands of names transcribed from gravestones across Kentucky. 
  • Find A Grave can be searched by the name of a person or family to find where a person is buried.  Usually gives birth and death dates often with a picture of the tombstone.  May give obituaries, names of family members and links to their information in Find A Grave.
  • Kentucky Cemeteries lists the national cemeteries in Kentucky with links to their web sites. The first link under Online Kentucky Cemeteries goes to the Kentucky section of Interment.net
  • Carter Co. KY USGenWeb Tombstone Project usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks. 



Access Genealogy, Carter County Kentucky Census Records
Carter County, KY Census Records
Census Online, Carter County Kentucky


Carter County Court Records
Eastern Kentucky Genealogy, "Carter County Kentucky Gaurdianship Bonds"
Order Book Index


Allowment of Dower
Carter County Real Property Deeds and Leases
Real Estate Mortgages

Local Histories

Wikipedia-Carter County, Kentucky



Carter County Military Page


Newspaper Articles and Newspaper Related Links


Carter County Obituaries


Carter County Affadavits of Descent
Carter County Wills


Carter County Tax Records

Vital Records

Carter County Kentucky Births
Carter County Kentucky Deaths
Carter County KY Marriages
Carter County, Kentucky Marriages 1839-1878

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites


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