Cumberland County, Kentucky Genealogy Guide

Cumberland County, Kentucky (Map It) was created on December 14, 1798 from Green County. The county was named for the Cumberland River, which flows through the county. Learn More About State of Kentucky History

Cumberland County is bordered by Adair County (north), Russell County (northeast), Clinton County (east), Clay County, Tennessee (south), Monroe County (west), Metcalfe County (northwest).

Cumberland County Cities and Towns include Burkesville.

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

Cumberland County, Kentucky Courthouse Records

Cumberland County, Kentucky Courthouse
Cumberland County, KY Courthouse

The Cumberland County Courthouse is located in Burkesville, Kentucky. Records were lost in courthouse fires on 3 Jan 1865 and on 3 Dec 1933. 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 Cumberland 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.

Cumberland County, Kentucky Census Records

Cumberland County, Kentucky Vital Records

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