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Logan County, Kentucky
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Logan County, Kentucky Facts

When was Logan County, KY Created?
Logan County was created on  September 1, 1792 from Lincoln County. Currently the county was named in honor of Benjamin Logan (1742–1802), Revolutionary War general .

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

What counties are adjacent to Logan County, KY?
Bordering Counties are Muhlenberg County (northwest), Butler County (north), Warren County (northeast), Simpson County (southeast), Robertson County, Tennessee (south), Todd County (west).

What cities and towns are in Logan County, KY?
Cities and towns located in the County include Adairville, Auburn, Lewisburg, Russellville; unincorporated communities include Olmstead and Chandlers Chapel.

Logan County, KY Vital Records

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

Logan County, KY Census Records

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

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

Logan County, KY Courthouse and Government Records

Logan County Courthouse

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

Logan County, KY Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Logan Co. KY Books, Newspapers & Publications

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

Logan Co. KY General and History Websites

Logan Co. KY Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Logan Co. KY Military Records

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