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{{Infobox U.S. County
| county = Meade County
| county_map = Meade_County_svg.png
| state = Kentucky
| state_map = Kentucky.png
| founded year = 1823
| founded date = December 17
| seat wl = Brandenburg
== County Courthouse  ==
== County Courthouse  ==

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Meade County, Kentucky
Map of Kentucky highlighting Meade County
Location in the state of Kentucky
Map of the U.S. highlighting Kentucky
Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
Founded December 17, 1823
County Seat Brandenburg

County Courthouse

Meade County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG


Parent County

1823--Meade County was created 17 December 1823 from Breckinridge and Hardin Counties.  
County seat: Brandenburg [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1974--A disaster destroyed some records.


Populated Places

Andyville Concordia Hillgrove Payneville
Battletown Doe Run Hughes Landing Pilcher Landing
Beechland Eastwood Hills Liberty Rhodelia
Brandenburg Ekron Lickskillet Roberta
Brandenburg Station Flaherty Lodale Rock Haven
Buck Grove Garrett Maples Corner Sirocco
Camp Carlson Grahamton Midway Van Voorhis Manor
Cedar Flat Guston Muldraugh Wolf Creek
Cold Springs Haysville Oolite

Neighboring Counties


African American

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


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
  • Meade 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. 




Local Histories






Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites


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