Anderson County, Kentucky Genealogy Guide

Anderson County, Kentucky (Map It) was created on January 16, 1827 from Franklin County, Mercer County and Washington County. The county was named in honor of Richard Clough Anderson, Jr., Kentucky and United States legislator (1817–1821) . Learn More About State of Kentucky History

Anderson County is bordered by Franklin County (north), Woodford County (east), Mercer County (southeast), Washington County (south), Nelson County (southwest), Spencer County (west), Shelby County (northwest).

Anderson County Cities and Towns include Glensboro, Lawrenceburg.

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

Anderson County, Kentucky Courthouse Records

Anderson County, Kentucky Courthouse
Anderson County, KY Courthouse

The Anderson County Courthouse is located in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky. Two courthouse disasters, on 26 Oct 1859 and on 13 Jan 1915, resulted in some record loss. However, only Order Book D and Mortgage Book B were lost. 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 Anderson 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.

Anderson County, Kentucky Census Records

Anderson County, Kentucky Vital Records

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