Fulton County, Kentucky Genealogy Guide

Fulton County, Kentucky (Map It) was created on January 15, 1845 from Hickman County. The county was named in honor of Robert Fulton (1765–1815), inventor of the first commercially successful steamboat. Learn More About State of Kentucky History

Fulton County is bordered by Mississippi County, Missouri (northwest), Hickman County (northeast), Obion County, Tennessee (south), Lake County, Tennessee (southwest), New Madrid County, Missouri (west).

Fulton County Cities and Towns include Fulton, Hickman.

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

Fulton County, Kentucky Courthouse Records

Fulton County, Kentucky Courthouse
Fulton County, KY Courthouse

The Fulton County Courthouse is located in Hickman, 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 Fulton 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.

Fulton County, Kentucky Census Records

Fulton County, Kentucky Vital Records

Fulton County, Kentucky Resources

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