Harrison County, Kentucky Genealogy Guide

Harrison County, Kentucky (Map It) was created on December 21, 1793 from Bourbon County and Scott County. The county was named in honor of Benjamin Harrison (1726–1791), co-author of the Kentucky Constitution . Learn More About State of Kentucky History

Harrison County is bordered by Pendleton County (north), Bracken County (northeast), Robertson County (northeast), Nicholas County (southeast), Bourbon County (southeast), Scott County (southwest), Grant County (northwest).

Harrison County Cities and Towns include Berry, Cynthiana, Leesburg.

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

Harrison County, Kentucky Courthouse Records

Harrison County, Kentucky Courthouse
Harrison County, KY Courthouse

The Harrison County Courthouse is located in Cynthiana, Kentucky. A fire on 24 Jan 1851 destroyed some records. 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 Harrison 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.

Harrison County, Kentucky Census Records

Harrison County, Kentucky Vital Records

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