Lexington Kentucky Family History Center

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

The Family History Center has been open for 30 + years. .

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • Address: 1789 Tates Creek Rd, Lexington, Ky
  • The Center is on the corner of Tates Creek Rd & Alumni Dr the enterence is on Alumni Dr. when you are looking at the building there is a sidewalk on the left, go the 1st set of glass doors and rinf the door bell to come in.
  • Location on Map

Phone: 859-269-2722

E-mail: Ky_lexington@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday: 10am-2pm & 6-9 pm
  • Wednesday: 12-4pm & 6-9pm
  • Thursday: 10am-2pm
  • Holiday Schedule: closed 1 week @ the 4th July , 1 week @ Thinksgiving & 3 week at Christmas /New Year

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources


  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability for on line ordering any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog. Patron online ordering.
  • Large collecting of books, about 2000 microfilm on indefinite loan. 

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.
  • Hardware and Equipment  (Include the resources you have to help individuals do their research - computers, microfilm readers, printers, etc. )

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

On the 1st Thursday of each month there is are spanish speaking staff for those who speak spanish from 6-9 pm

Resources in the Local Area

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Volunteer at the Center

If you would like to volunter as staff  content Lois Burton at  Ky_lexington@ldsmail.net