Lee County, Kentucky Genealogy Guide

Lee County, Kentucky (Map It) was created on March 1, 1870 from Owsley County, Breathitt County, Wolfe County and Estill County. The county was named in honor of Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee, Revolutionary War hero and Governor of Virginia . Learn More About State of Kentucky History

Lee County is bordered by Powell County (north), Wolfe County (northeast), Breathitt County (southeast), Owsley County (south), Jackson County (southwest), Estill County (northwest).

Lee County Cities and Towns include Beattyville.

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

Lee County, Kentucky Courthouse Records

Lee County, Kentucky Courthouse
Lee County, KY Courthouse

The Lee County Courthouse is located in Beattyville, 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 Lee 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.

Lee County, Kentucky Census Records

Lee County, Kentucky Vital Records

Lee County, Kentucky Resources

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