Lyon County, Kentucky Genealogy Guide

Lyon County, Kentucky (Map It) was created on January 14, 1854 from Caldwell County. The county was named in honor of Chittenden Lyon, United States Representative from Kentucky (1827–1835) . Learn More About State of Kentucky History

Lyon County is bordered by Crittenden County (north), Caldwell County (east), Trigg County (south), Marshall County (southwest), Livingston County (northwest).

Lyon County Cities and Towns include Eddyville, Kuttawa.

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

Lyon County, Kentucky Courthouse Records

Lyon County, Kentucky Courthouse
Lyon County, KY Courthouse

The Lyon County Courthouse is located in Eddyville, 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 Lyon 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.

Lyon County, Kentucky Census Records

Lyon County, Kentucky Vital Records

Lyon County, Kentucky Resources

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