Spencer County, Kentucky Genealogy Guide

Spencer County, Kentucky (Map It) was created on January 7, 1824 from Shelby County, Bullitt County and Nelson County. The county was named in honor of Spears Spencer, military captain killed at the Battle of Tippecanoe. Learn More About State of Kentucky History

Spencer County is bordered by Shelby County (north), Anderson County (east), Nelson County (south), Bullitt County (west), Jefferson County (northwest).

Spencer County Cities and Towns include Little Mount, Mount Eden, Rivals, Taylorsville, Waterford, Whitfield, Yoder.

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

Spencer County, Kentucky Courthouse Records

Spencer County, Kentucky Courthouse
Spencer County, KY Courthouse

The Spencer County Courthouse is located in Taylorsville, Kentucky. Courthouse fires occurred on 25 Jan 1865 and again in 1914. No records were lost in the 1914 fire. 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 Spencer 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.

Spencer County, Kentucky Census Records

Spencer County, Kentucky Vital Records

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