Crittenden County, Kentucky Genealogy Guide

Crittenden County, Kentucky (Map It) was created on April 1, 1842 from Livingston County. The county was named in honor of John Jordan Crittenden, seventeenth Governor of Kentucky (1848–1850) . Learn More About State of Kentucky History

Crittenden County is bordered by Union County (north), Webster County (northeast), Caldwell County (southeast), Lyon County (south), Livingston County (west), Hardin County, Illinois (northwest).

Crittenden County Cities and Towns include Dycusburg, Marion.

A Map of Crittenden County, Kentucky contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Crittenden County, Kentucky Courthouse Records

Crittenden County, Kentucky Courthouse
Crittenden County, KY Courthouse

The Crittenden County Courthouse is located in Marion, Kentucky. The courthouse was burned by guerillas on 25 Jan 1865 destroying some records. More records were destroyed in a fire which occurred in May 1870. Learn More About State of Kentucky Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

Please contact the each clerk's department to confirm mailing address, hours, fees and other information before visiting or requesting information because contact information sometimes changes.  The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH.  The documents are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues.  Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Crittenden county. The date listed for each category of record is usually the earliest registration filed. The earliest date does not indicate that there are numerous records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually registered.

Crittenden County, Kentucky Census Records

Crittenden County, Kentucky Vital Records

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