Henry County, Kentucky Genealogy Guide

Henry County, Kentucky (Map It) was created on December 14, 1798 from Shelby County. The county was named in honor of Patrick Henry (1736–1799), Revolutionary War-era legislator and U.S. founding father . Learn More About State of Kentucky History

Henry County is bordered by Carroll County (north), Owen County (east), Franklin County (southeast), Shelby County (south), Oldham County (west), Trimble County (northwest).

Henry County Cities and Towns include Campbellsburg, Eminence, New Castle, Pleasureville, Smithfield.

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

Henry County, Kentucky Courthouse Records

Henry County, Kentucky Courthouse
Henry County, KY Courthouse

The Henry County Courthouse is located in New Castle, Kentucky. A loss of some records occurred due to a fire in 1804. 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 Henry 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.

Henry County, Kentucky Census Records

Henry County, Kentucky Vital Records

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