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Christian County, Kentucky
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Christian County, Kentucky Facts

When was Christian County, KY Created?
Christian County was created on December 13, 1796 from Logan County (organized on March l, 1797). Currently the county was named in honor of William Christian (1743–1786), Revolutionary War soldier and founder of Louisville, Kentucky.

What is the County Seat of Christian County, KY?
The County Seat is located in Hopkinsville additionally, the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Christian County, KY?
Bordering Counties are Hopkins County (north), Muhlenberg County (northeast), Todd County (east), Montgomery County, Tennessee (southeast), Stewart County, Tennessee (southwest), Trigg County (west), Caldwell County (northwest).

What cities and towns are in Christian County, KY?
Cities and towns located in the County include Crofton, Fort Campbell North, Hopkinsville, LaFayette, Oak Grove, Pembroke .

Christian County, KY Vital Records

Where can find Christian County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Christian County vital records can be found at the Kentucky Department of Health (VDH) Office of Vital Records which has copies for of birth & deathe certificates (1911 - present), marriage licenses & divorce decrees (since June 1958). There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Kentucky for current fees and application process.

You can search online for Christian County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for Birth CertificateMarriage / Divorce Certificate or Death Certificates to mail.

The Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives contains birth and death records for the cities of Louisville, Lexington, Covington and Newport, which introduced records laws before 1911. The Archives also offers birth and death records before to 1911 and 1911-1957 death records for the entire state.

Christian County, KY Census Records

What Christian County, KY census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Christian County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1800 (destroyed), 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Christian Co. Slave Schedules can be obtained for 1850 & 1860. Christian Co. Mortality Schedules can be acquired for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Christian Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be acquired for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Christian Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be obtained for 1890. One can find free down loadable and also printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Kentucky Census Records Research Guide

Christian County, KY Courthouse and Government Records

Christian County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Christian County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Christian County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Kentucky Corthouse Records Research Guide.

Christian County, KY Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Christian County, KY?
A list of Christian County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Kentucky Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.

Where can I connect with other Christian County, KY Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Christian County, KY?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Christian County. These genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Professional Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a payment. This is basically a collection that has been gathered or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site over another.

Christian Co. KY Books, Newspapers & Publications

Christian Co. KY Church / Bible Records & Cemeteries / Graveyards

Christian Co. KY General and History Websites

Christian Co. KY Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Christian Co. KY Military Records

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