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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Virginia  Gotoarrow.png  Kentucky County


Parent County

1776--Kentucky County was created in 1776 from Fincastle County. See County Formations Database (Kentucky Land Office)

Boundary Changes

1780--Became extinct in 1780 when it was divided to form Fayette, Lincoln, and Jefferson counties, which are all currently in the State of Kentucky.

See an interactive map of Kentucky County, Virginia boundary changes.

Record Loss


Neighboring Counties


Getting Started

One of the best places to start searches in Kentucky County records is:

  • Cook, Michael L. and Bettie A. Cook. Fincastle & Kentucky County, Va.-Ky.: Records and History. Evansville, Ind.: Cook Pub., 1987. FHL US/CAN Book 976.9 H2cc.