Madison County, Kentucky Genealogy Guide

Madison County, Kentucky (Map It) was created on December 15, 1785 from Lincoln County. The county was named in honor of James Madison, President of the United States (1809–1817) . Learn More About State of Kentucky History

Madison County is bordered by Fayette County (north), Clark County (northeast), Estill County (east), Jackson County (southeast), Rockcastle County (south), Garrard County (southwest), Jessamine County (northwest).

Madison County Cities and Towns include Berea, Richmond, Waco.

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

Madison County, Kentucky Courthouse Records

Madison County, Kentucky Courthouse
Madison County, KY Courthouse

The Madison County Courthouse is located in Richmond, 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 Madison 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.

Madison County, Kentucky Census Records

Madison County, Kentucky Vital Records

Madison County, Kentucky Resources

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