Estill County, Kentucky Genealogy Guide

Estill County, Kentucky (Map It) was created on February 19, 1808 from Clark County and Madison County. The county was named in honor of James Estill (1750–1782), military captain killed at the Battle of Little Mountain. Learn More About State of Kentucky History

Estill County is bordered by Clark County (north), Powell County (northeast), Lee County (southeast), Jackson County (south), Madison County (west).

Estill County Cities and Towns include Irvine, Ravenna.

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

Estill County, Kentucky Courthouse Records

Estill County, Kentucky Courthouse
Estill County, KY Courthouse

The Estill County Courthouse is located in Irvine, Kentucky. Soldiers either set fire to the courthouse or the jail (depending on the source) in Oct 1864. In any case, the courthouse collapsed in 1865. 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 Estill 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.

Estill County, Kentucky Census Records

Estill County, Kentucky Vital Records

Estill County, Kentucky Resources

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