Floyd County, Kentucky Genealogy Guide

Floyd County, Kentucky (Map It) was created on June 1, 1800 from Fleming County, Mason County and Montgomery County. The county was named in honor of John Floyd (1750–1783), surveyor and pioneer . Learn More About State of Kentucky History

Floyd County is bordered by Johnson County (north), Martin County (northeast), Pike County (east), Knott County (southwest), Magoffin County (northwest).

Floyd County Cities and Towns include Allen, Martin, Prestonsburg, Wayland, Wheelwright, David.

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

Floyd County, Kentucky Courthouse Records

Floyd County, Kentucky Courthouse
Floyd County, KY Courthouse

The Floyd County Courthouse is located in Prestonsburg, Kentucky. Some records were destroyed by fire in Apr 1808. 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 Floyd 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.

Floyd County, Kentucky Census Records

Floyd County, Kentucky Vital Records

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