Scott County, Kentucky Genealogy Guide

Scott County, Kentucky (Map It) was created on June 1, 1792 from Woodford County. The county was named in honor of Charles Scott, Revolutionary war general and later Governor of Kentucky (1808–1812) . Learn More About State of Kentucky History

Scott County is bordered by Grant County (north), Harrison County (northeast), Bourbon County (east), Fayette County (southeast), Woodford County (southwest), Franklin County (west), Owen County (northwest).

Scott County Cities and Towns include Georgetown, Sadieville, Stamping Ground.

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

Scott County, Kentucky Courthouse Records

Scott County, Kentucky Courthouse
Scott County, KY Courthouse

The Scott County Courthouse is located in Georgetown, Kentucky. Many records were destroyed on 9 Aug 1837 and again in 1876. 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 Scott 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.

Scott County, Kentucky Census Records

Scott County, Kentucky Vital Records

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