Livingston County, Kentucky Genealogy Guide

Livingston County, Kentucky (Map It) was created on December 13, 1798 from Christian County. The county was named in honor of Robert Livingston (1746–1813), one of the Committee of Five that drafted the Declaration of Independence. Learn More About State of Kentucky History

Livingston County is bordered by Hardin County, Illinois (north), Crittenden County (northeast), Lyon County (southeast), Marshall County (south), McCracken County (southwest), Massac County, Illinois (west), Pope County, Illinois (northwest).

Livingston County Cities and Towns include Carrsville, Grand Rivers, Ledbetter, Salem, Smithland.

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

Livingston County, Kentucky Courthouse Records

Livingston County, Kentucky Courthouse
Livingston County, KY Courthouse

The Livingston County Courthouse is located in Smithland, Kentucky. 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 Livingston 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.

Livingston County, Kentucky Census Records

Livingston County, Kentucky Vital Records

Livingston County, Kentucky Resources

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