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Fleming County, Kentucky Facts

When was Fleming County, KY Created?
Fleming County was created on February 10, 1798 from Mason County (Fleming County was taken to form Floyd County in 1800 and Rowan County in 1856.). Currently the county was named in honor of John Fleming (1735–1791), frontiersman and one of the county's original settlers .

What is the County Seat of Fleming County, KY?
The County Seat is located in Flemingsburg additionally, the county government website is www.flemingcountyky.org

What counties are adjacent to Fleming County, KY?
Bordering Counties are Mason County (north), Lewis County (northeast), Rowan County (southeast), Bath County (south), Nicholas County (west), Robertson County (northwest).

What cities and towns are in Fleming County, KY?
Cities and towns located in the County include Ewing, Flemingsburg, Nepton.


Fleming County, KY Vital Records

Where can find Fleming County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Fleming 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 Fleming 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.


Fleming County, KY Census Records

What Fleming County, KY census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Fleming 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.

Fleming Co. Slave Schedules can be obtained for 1850 & 1860. Fleming Co. Mortality Schedules can be acquired for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Fleming Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be acquired for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Fleming 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


Fleming County, KY Courthouse and Government Records


Fleming County Courthouse

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

  • Fleming County Clerk has three main responsibilities. One is the recording of Land records (the most common documents recorded are deeds, mortgage releases, entries, warrants, surveys, mortgages, assignments, and indexes), Probate records (may include such documents as wills, estates, letters of administration, administrators, executors, probate journals, probate packets, inventories, settlements, sales, accounts, guardianship, orphans, insolvent estates, bastardy, apprentices, insanity and adoptions) and Marriage Liscenses
    • Address: 100 Court Square, Flemingsburg, KY, 41041
    • Phone: (606) 845-8461
    • Marriage Records: 1798 
    • Land Records: 1798
    • Probate Records: 1798
  • Fleming County Clerk of the Circuit Court has countywide jurisdiction over major civil and criminal cases, divorces, and appeals from inferior courts.
    • Address: Fleming County Courthouse, 100 Court Square, Flemingsburg, KY 41041
    • Phone: (606) 845-7011
    • Court Records: 1798
  • Fleming County Tax Information and Contacts. Some early tax schedules list watercourse, value and acreage of real estate, men over age twenty-one, young men between the ages of sixteen and twenty-one, slaves, and horses.
  • Fleming County Elected Officials (ky.gov)
  • Will/Probate Record Request Form
  • BLM Land Records
  • Fleming County USGenWeb Archives Project

Fleming County, KY Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

What other genealogical resources are available in Fleming County, KY?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Fleming 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.

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

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Fleming Co. KY Military Records

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