Spencer County, Kentucky Genealogy

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 United States  > Kentucky > Spencer County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1824--Spencer County was created 7 January 1824 from Bullitt, Nelson and Shelby Counties.  County seat:  Taylorsville [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1865--A disaster destroyed most of the records.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Crenshaw Little Mount Rivals Waterford
Elk Creek Mount Eden Taylorsville Yoder
Leatherwoods (hist.) Normandy Wakefield Zion (hist.)

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

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