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Anderson County KYGenWeb Project

Anderson County, located in Kentucky's Bluegrass region was established on January 16, 1827 and was formed from
Franklin,  Mercer ,  and Washington counties.
It was named in honor of Richard Clough Anderson, Jr. (1788-1826), Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives,
first U.S. minister to Columbia, and nephew of General George Rogers Clark.
The county seat is Lawrenceburg, located approximately 30 miles west of Lexington and
12 miles south of the state capital of Frankfort and 50+ miles east of Louisville.
It was incorporated, originally as Lawrence, in 1820.

Anderson County is bounded on the east by the Kentucky River and Woodford County, on the south southeast by Mercer County,
the south southwest by Washington County,
west by Nelson County,and Spencer County, northwest by Shelby County and north by Franklin County.
The Bluegrass Parkway runs through southern Anderson and I64 is just north of the county.

Our neighboring counties are:
Franklin, Mercer, Nelson, Shelby, Spencer, Washington, and Woodford.


Anderson County Information (on this site)

African American Records Bible Records Birth Records
Biographies Cemetery Records (NEW Material) Census
Churches & Church Records Community Projects & Reunions Death Records
Deeds Family Homepages & Genealogies Marriages
Military Records Newspaper Articles (new) Photographs
Settlements/Small communities Surnames (2 new) Wills (1 New)
USGenWeb Project Links
The USGenWeb Project Archives
USGenWeb Archives Pension Project
USGenWeb Family Group Sheets Project

USGenWeb Census Project

Links to Anderson County Information
Anderson County Archives (in the USGenWeb Project)
Anderson County Chamber of Commerce
Anderson News Online
County and City Officials
Anderson County Historical Markers
Anderson County Queries, Old HotBot System (1997-98)
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Brenda HumeEmail Registry
Anderson County Coordinator

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