Butler County, Kentucky Genealogy Guide

Butler County, Kentucky (Map It) was created on January 18, 1810 from Logan County and Ohio County. The county was named in honor of Richard Butler (1743–1791), Revolutionary War general . Learn More About State of Kentucky History

Butler County is bordered by Ohio County (northwest), Grayson County (northeast), Edmonson County (east), Warren County (southeast), Logan County (south), Muhlenberg County (west).

Butler County Cities and Towns include Morgantown, Rochester, Woodbury.

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

Butler County, Kentucky Courthouse Records

Butler County, Kentucky Courthouse
Butler County, KY Courthouse

The Butler County Courthouse is located in Morgantown, Kentucky. The courthouse was burned in 1872. 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 Butler 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.

Butler County, Kentucky Census Records

Butler County, Kentucky Vital Records

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