Allen County, Kentucky Genealogy Guide2016-06-27T17:23:04+00:00

Allen County, Kentucky Genealogy Guide

Allen County, Kentucky (Map It) was created on January 11, 1815 from Barren County and Warren County. The county was named in honor of John Allen (1771–1813), hero of the Battle of Frenchtown in the War of 1812.

The Allen County Courthouse is located in Scottsville, Kentucky. Learn More About State of Kentucky Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records. Learn More About State of Kentucky History

Allen County is bordered by Warren County (northwest), Barren County (northeast), Monroe County (east), Macon County, Tennessee (southeast), Sumner County, Tennessee (southwest), Simpson County (west).

Allen County Cities and Towns include Adolphus, Halfway, Holland, New Roe, Scottsville.

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

Allen County, Kentucky Courthouse Records

Allen County, Kentucky Courthouse
Allen County, KY Courthouse


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 Allen 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. A courthouse fire on 2 Oct 1902 destroyed some records.

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Allen County, Kentucky Vital Records

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