Hardin County, Kentucky Genealogy Guide

Hardin County, Kentucky (Map It) was created on December 15, 1792 from Nelson County. The county was named in honor of John Hardin (1753–1792), pioneer . Learn More About State of Kentucky History

Hardin County is bordered by Harrison County, Indiana (north), Jefferson County (northeast), Bullitt County (northeast), Nelson County (east), LaRue County (southeast), Hart County (south), Grayson County (southwest), Breckinridge County (west), Meade County (northwest).

Hardin County Cities and Towns include Elizabethtown, Glendale, Fort Knox, Radcliff, Sonora, Upton - Partly in LaRue County), Vine Grove, West Point, Cecilia, Rineyville, Eastview, Stephensburg.

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

Hardin County, Kentucky Courthouse Records

Hardin County, Kentucky Courthouse
Hardin County, KY Courthouse

The Hardin County Courthouse is located in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. A fire destroyed records on 23 Dec 1864, and on 6 Dec 1932. 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 Hardin 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.

Hardin County, Kentucky Census Records

Hardin County, Kentucky Vital Records

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