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Kentucky Genealogical & Historical Societies

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ADAIR
Adair County Genalogical Society
P.O. Box 613
Columbia, KY 42728

Adair County Historical Society
809 Greensburg Street
Columbia KY 42728
 

ALLEN
Allen County Historical Society
P.O. Box 393
Scottsville KY 42164
 
ANDERSON
Anderson County Historical Society
114 N. Main Street
Lawrenceburg KY 40342
 
BALLARD
Ballard-Carlisle Co. Historical & Genealogical Society
Box 279
Wickliffe KY 42087
 
BARREN
South Central Kentucky Historical and Genealogical Society
P O Box 157
Glasgow, KY 42142-0157
 
BATH
 
 
BELL
Bell County Historical Society & Museum
P.O. Box 1344
Middlesboro KY 40965
 
BOONE
Boone County Historical Society
P.O. Box 23
Florence KY 41022
 
BOURBON
Bourbon County Genealogical Society
PO Box 951
Paris, KY 40362
Contact Kellie Scott or Mary Hatton

 
Duncan Tavern Historic Center (John Fox Jr. Library)
323 High Street
Paris KY 40361
 
BOYD
Boyd County Historical Society
2734 Jackson Avenue
Ashland KY 41101

Catlettsburg Historical Society
3420 Spring Street
Catlettsburg KY 41129
 

BOYLE
Boyle County Genealogical Association
2410 Chestnut Grove Road
Parksville, KY 40464
Contact Carolyn Crabtree

Danville-Boyle County Historical Society
P.O. Box 1122
Danville KY 40423-1122
 

BRACKEN
Bracken County Historical Society
P.O. Box 307
Brooksville, Kentucky 41004
 
BREATHITT
Breathitt County Historical & Genealogical Society
c/o Breathitt County Public Library
1024 College Ave.
Jackson, KY 41339

Breathitt County Historical Society
Quicksand KY 41363

Breathitt County Museum
329 Broadway
Jackson, Ky 41339
Phone: 606-666-4159
Email breathittmuseum@bellsouth.net
 

BRECKINRIDGE

BULLITT
Bullitt County Genealogical Society
Box 960
Shepherdsville KY 40165

Bullitt County Historical Society
P.O. Box 317
Brooks KY 40109
 

BUTLER
Butler County Historical & Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 435
Morgantown KY 42261
 
CALDWELL
Caldwell County Historical Society
P. O. Box 1
Princeton KY 42445
 
Fredonia Valley Heritage Society
P.O. Box 256
Fredonia, KY 42411
CALLOWAY
Calloway County Genealogical Society
1405 Main Street
Murray KY 42071
 
CAMPBELL
Campbell County Historical & Genealogical Society
Alexandria KY

Campbell/Pendleton Historical Group
37 Homestead Place
Ft. Thomas KY 41075

Heritage League & Historical Society
212 Linden Avenue
Southgate KY 41071
 

CARLISLE
Ballard-Carlisle Historical & Genealogical Society
Box 279
Wickliffe KY 42087
 
CARROLL
Port William Historica Society
311 Park Avenue
Carrollton KY 41008
 
CARTER
Carter County Historical and Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 1128
Grayson KY 41143-5128
 
CASEY
Bicentennial Heritage Corp.
Box 574
Liberty KY 42539
 
CHRISTIAN
Christian County Genealogical Society
1101 Bethel Street
Hopkinsville KY 42240

Christian County Historical Society
3700 Bradshaw Pike
Hopkinsville KY 42240
 

CLARK
Bluegrass Heritage Museum/Clark County Historical Society
217 South Main Street
Winchester KY 40391
 
CLAY
Clay County Genealogical & Historical Society
P.O. Box 392
Manchester KY 40962
 
CLINTON
Clinton County Historical Society
104 Cumberland
Albany KY 42602
 
CRITTENDEN


Crittenden County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 61
Marion, KY 42064

Crittenden County Historical Society
P.O. Box 25
Marion KY 42064
 

CUMBERLAND
 
 
DAVIESS
Daviess County Historical Society
2020 Frederica St
Owensboro, KY 42301

Society of Kentucky Pioneers
11129 Pleasant Ridge Road
Utica KY 42376
 

EDMONSON

ELLIOTT
 
 
ESTILL
Estill County Historical & Genealogical Society
133/135 Broadway
Irvine KY 40336
 
FAYETTE
Fayette County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 8113
Lexington KY 40533
 
FLEMING
Fleming County Historical Society
207 E. Main Street
Flemingsburg KY 41041
 
FLOYD
Floyd County Historical & Genealogical Society
Auxier KY 41602
 
FRANKLIN
 
 
FULTON
Fulton County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 31
Fulton KY 42041
 
GALLATIN
Gallatin County Historical Society
P.O. Box 405
Warsaw KY 41095
 
GARRARD
Garrard County Historical Society
208 Danville Street
Lancaster KY 40444
 
GRANT
Grant County Historical Society
P.O. Box 33
Mason, Kentucky 41054
(only found a message board for the Grant County Hist. Society - no web page)
 
GRAVES
Graves County Historical Society
P.O. Box 245
Mayfield KY 42066
 
GRAYSON
Grayson County Historical Society
Box 84
Leitchfield KY 42754
 
GREEN
Green County Genealogical Society

Green County Historical Society
Website # 2
P.O. Box 276
Greensburg KY 42743
 
GREENUP
Greenup County Historical Society
607 Riverside Drive
Wurtland KY 41144
 
HANCOCK
Genealogical Society of Hancock County
P.O. Box 667
Hawesville KY 42348

Hancock County Historical Society
Box 605
Hawesville KY 42348
 

HARDIN
Hardin County Historical Society
128 N. Main
Elizabethtown KY 42701

Revolutionary War Roundtable
23 Public Square
Elizabethtown KY 42701
 

HARLAN
Harlan County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 1498
Harlan KY 40831

Harlan Heritage Seekers
P.O. Box 853
Harlan KY 40831
 

HARRISON
Harrison County Historical Society
P.O. Box 411
Cynthiana KY 41031

Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum
Street Address:
112 South Walnut Street
Cynthiana, KY 41031

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 411
Cynthiana, KY 41031
Hours: Fri.-Sat.: 9-5, by appointment, or by chance!

HART
Hart County Historical Society
P.O. Box 606
Munfordville KY 42765
 
HENDERSON
Henderson County Historical & Genealogical Society
132-B South Green Street
P.O. Box 303
Henderson KY 42419-0303
(270) 830-7514
 
HENRY
Henry County Historical Society
219 S. Main St.
P.O. Box 570
New Castle, KY 40050
1-502-845-5000
1-502-845-2695
henrycoky@bellsouth.net
 
HICKMAN
Hickman County Historical & Genealogical Society
334 Piper Drive
Clinton KY 42301
 
HOPKINS
Hopkins County Genealogical Society
14 Court Street
Madisonville KY 42431

Hopkins County Historical Society
107 Union Street
Madisonville KY 42431
 

JACKSON
 
 
JEFFERSON
Louisville Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 5164
Louisville KY 40205

The Filson Historical Society
1310 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208
Phone: (502) 635-5083
FAX: (502) 635-5086

Jeffersontown & Southeast Jefferson County Historical Society
2432 Merriwood Drive
Jeffersontown KY 40299

Louisville Civil War Roundtable
P.O. Box 1861
Louisville KY 40201

Jewish Genealogical Society of Louisville
c/o Annette & Milton Russman
3304 Furman Blvd
Louisville KY 40220
 

JESSAMINE
Jessamine County Historical & Genealogical Society
216 North Main St.
Farmers Square
Nicholasville KY 40356
 
JOHNSON
Johnson County Historical & Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 788
Paintsville KY 41240

Van Lear Historical Society, Inc.
The Coal Miners' Museum
P.O. Box 369
Van Lear, KY 41265
Phone / FAX: (606) 789-8540 (Please call before faxing)
Email: admin@vanlear.org  

KENTON
Kenton County Historical Society
P.O. Box 641
Covington KY 41011
 
KNOX
Knox County Genealogical Society
2603 Aintree Way
Louisville KY 40220

Knox County Historical Museum
P.O. Box 1446
Barbourville Municipal Building
196 Daniel Boone Drive
Barbourville KY 40906
606-546-4300
 

LARUE
LaRue County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 312
Hodgenville, KY 42748
 
LAUREL
Laurel County Historical Society
P.O. Box 816
London KY 40741
 
LAWRENCE
Lawrence County Regional Historical Society
100 Rodburn Road, Apt. 121
Morehead KY 40351
 
LEE
Lee County Historical & Genealogical Society (disbanded Winter 2001)
P.O. Box 604
Beattyville KY 41311
 
LESLIE
Leslie County Historical Society
Leslie County Library
P.O. Box 498
Hyden KY 41749
LETCHER
Letcher County Historical & Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 312
Whitesburg KY 41858
 
LEWIS
Lewis County Historical Society
P.O. Box 212
Vanceburg KY 41179
 
LINCOLN
Lincoln County Historical Society
313 Redwood Drive
Stanford KY 40484
 
LIVINGSTON
Livingston County Historical & Genealogical Society
PO Box 138
Smithland, KY 42081
 
LOGAN
Logan County Genealogical Society
Box 853
Russellville KY 42276

Auburn Historical Society
Auburn KY
 

LYON
Lyon County Historical Society
P.O. Box 811
Eddyville KY 42038
 
McCRACKEN
McCracken County Genealogy Historical Society [updated 11-20-02]
P. O. Box 7651
Paducah, KY 42002-7651
 
McCREARY
McCreary County History & Genealogical Society
P. O. Box 400
Whitley City, KY. 42653-044
 
McLEAN
McLean County Historical Society
Box 193, Route 3
Calhoun KY 42327
 
MADISON
Madison County Historical Society
P. O. Box 5066
Richmond, Kentucky 40476-5066

Society of Boonesborough
P.O. Box 226
Richmond Kentucky 40476-0226
 

MAGOFFIN
Magoffin County Historical Society
P.O. Box 222
Salyersville KY 41465
 
MARION
Marion County Historical Society
326 N. Harrison
Lebanon, KY 40033
 
MARSHALL
Marshall County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 373
Benton KY 42025
 
MARTIN
 
 
MASON
Mason County Historical Society
319 West Third Street
Maysville, KY 41056-1016

Mason County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 266
Maysville KY 41056
 

MEADE
 
 
MENIFEE
Menifee County Roots
P.O. Box 114
Frenchburg KY 40322
 
MERCER
Harrodsburg Historical Society
220 S. Chiles Street
Harrodsburg KY 40330

Genealogy Committee
Harrodsburg-Mercer County Research Library
PO Box 316
Harrodsburg, KY 40330-0316
 
METCALFE
Metcalfe County Historical Society
Box 910
Edmonton KY 42129
 
MONROE
 
 
MONTGOMERY
Montgomery County Historical Society
P.O. Box 861
Mt. Sterling KY 40353
 
MORGAN
Morgan County Historical Society
P.O. Box 900; Route 1
West Liberty KY 41472
 
MUHLENBERG
Muhlenberg County Genealogical Society
111 South Main Street
Greenville KY 42345
mcplgha@muhlon.com
 
NELSON
Nelson County Genealogical Roundtable
P.O. Box 409
Bardstown KY 40004-0409
 
NICHOLAS
Nicholas County Historical Society
101 Market St
Carlisle KY 40311
 
OHIO
Ohio County Genealogical Society
317 N. Main
Beaver Dam KY 42320
 
OLDHAM
Oldham County Historical Society
West Highway 146
Pewee Valley KY 40056
 
OWEN
Owen County Historical Society
c/o Owen County Library
P.O. Box 296
Owenton KY 40359
 
OWSLEY
Owsley County History and Genelogy Society
P.O. Box 976
Booneville, KY 41314
PENDLETON
Pendleton County Historical & Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 130
Falmouth KY 41040
 
PERRY
Perry County Genealogical and Historical Society, Inc.
Disbanded about 2000. All their records will now be found at the Perry Co. Public Library.
 
PIKE
Elkhorn City Area Heritage Council
P.O. Box 1332
Elkhorn City KY 41522
 
POWELL
Red River Historical Society
Box 195
Clay City KY 40312
 
PULASKI
Pulaski County Historical Society
P.O. Box 36
Somerset KY 42502-0036
 
ROBERTSON
Robertson County Historical Society
Mt. Olivet KY 41064
 
ROCKCASTLE
Rockcastle County Historical Society
Box 930
Mt. Vernon KY 40456
 
ROWAN
Rowan County Historical Society
P.O. Box 60
Morehead KY 40351
 
RUSSELL
Russell County Historical Society
P.O. Box 544
Jamestown KY 42629
 
SCOTT
Scott County Genealogical Society
104 South Bradford Lane
Georgetown KY 40324

Scott County Historical Society
P.O. Box 1064
Georgetown KY 40324
 

SHELBY
Shelby County Historical Society
P.O. Box 444
Shelbyville KY 40066
 
SIMPSON
Simpson County Historical Society
206 North College Street
Franklin KY 42134
 
SPENCER
Spencer County Historical & Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 266
Taylorsville KY 40071
 
TAYLOR
Taylor County Historical Society
P.O. Box 14
Campbellsville KY 42718
 
TODD
Todd County Historical Society
Box 155
Elkton KY 42220
 
TRIGG
Trigg County Historical Society
Route 2; 274 Dyers Hill Road
Cadiz KY 42211

Trigg County Historical & Preservation Society
Box 1008
Cadiz KY 42211
 

TRIMBLE
Trimble County Historical Society
P.O. Box 53
Bedford KY 40006
 
UNION
Union County Historical Society
5 Congress Drive
Morganfield KY 42437
 
WARREN
Southern Ky. Genealogical Society
PO Box 1782
Bowling Green KY 42102-1782
 
WASHINGTON
Washington County Genealogical Society
210 E. Main Street
Springfield KY 40069
 
WAYNE
Wayne County Historical Society
P.O. Box 320
Monticello KY 42633
 
WEBSTER
Webster County Historical & Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 215
Dixon KY 42409-0215
 
WHITLEY Whitley County Historical & Genelogical Society
P.O. Box 536
Williamsburg, Ky. 40769
phone no. 606-549-7089
Brenda Meadors Phone # (606) 549-3706

Corbin Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 353
Corbin KY 40701
Covering Knox, Laurel & Whitley counties
 

WOLFE Wolfe County Museum & Historical Society
P.O. Box 696
Campton, KY 41301-0696
WOODFORD
Woodford County Historical Society
121 Rose Hill
Versailles KY 40383
 

State and Regional Societies


Ancestral Trails Historical Society
P.O. Box 573
Vine Grove KY 40175
Covering Breckenridge, Bullitt, Edmonson, Grayson, Hardin, Hart, Jefferson, LaRue, Meade & Nelson counties in Kentucky and Harrison county in Indiana.
 

Big Sandy Valley Historical Society
Box 723
Louisa KY 41230
 

Eastern Kentucky Genealogical Society (This may be defunct)
P.O. Box 1544
Ashland KY 41101
 

The Filson Historical Society
1310 South Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208
Phone: (502) 635-5083
FAX: (502) 635-5086


Jackson Purchase Historical Society
Email jphs58@yahoo.com
    ~OR~
Jackson Purchase Historical Society
Dr. Marvin Downing
Secretary-Treasurer
112 Brooks Drive
Martin, TN 38237
 

Kentucky Genealogical Society
Box 153
Frankfort KY 40602
 

Kentucky Historical Society
100 W. Broadway
Frankfort KY 40601-1931
 

KYOWVA Genealogical Society
Huntington, West Virginia
Covering Lawrence & Boyd counties in Kentucky, Lawrence & Gallia counties in Ohio, and Cabell, Wayne, Lincoln, & Mason counties in West Virginia
 

Northern Kentucky Historical Society
Box 151
Ft. Thomas KY 41075
 

Sons of American Revolution
National Headquarters
1000 S. 4th Street
Louisville KY 40203
 

South Kentucky Genealogical Society
PO Box 1782
Bowling Green KY 42102-1782
 

South-Central KY Historical & Genealogical Society
P O Box 157
Glasgow, KY 42142-1057
 

Tri-State Genealogical Society
c/o Willard Library
21 First Avenue
Evansville, IN 47710
(812) 425-4309
Includes Western Kentucky, Southwestern Indiana and Southern Illinois.
 

West-Central KY Family Research Association
Owensboro, Ky Covering Allen, Breckenridge, Butler, Christian, Daviess, Edmonson, Grayson, Hancock, Henderson, Hopkins, Logan, McLean, Muhlenburg, Ohio, Simpson, Todd, Union, Warren & Webster counties.