Kentucky Archives, Libraries and Societies

Kentucky Archives, Libraries and Societies

Find contact information for archives, libraries and other genealogical organizations in Kentucky.

Adair County Genealogical Society
Box 613, Columbia, KY 42728

Adair County Public Library
307 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY 42728
(270) 384-2472

Ancestral Trails Historical Society
Box 573, Vine Grove, KY 40175
http://www.aths.com

Ballard-Carlisle Historical-Genealogical Society
Box 279, Wickliffe, KY 42087
http://www.ballard-carlisle-ky-genealogy.com

Bell County Historical Society
Box 1344, Middlesboro, KY 40965
http://www.bellcountymuseum.com

Boyd County Public Library
1740 Central Ave., Ashland, KY 41101
(606) 329-0090
http://www.thebookplace.org

Breathitt County Public Library
1024 College Ave., Jackson, KY 41339
(606) 666-5541
http://www.breathittcountylibrary.com

Breckinridge County Public Library
112 S. Main St., Box 248, Hardinsburg, KY 40143
(270) 756-2323
http://www.bcplibrary.org

Bullitt County Genealogical Society
Box 960, Shepherdsville, KY 40165

Butler County Historical and Genealogical Society
Box 435, Morgantown KY 42261

Campbell County Historical and Genealogical Society
8352 E. Main St., Alexandria KY, 41001
(859) 635-6407
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kycchgs

Christian County Genealogical Society
1101 Bethel St., Hopkinsville, KY 42240
http://www.westernkyhistory.org/christian/ccgsbks.htm

Clay County Public Library
211 Bridge St., Manchester, KY, 40962
http://www.claycountypubliclibrary.org

Corbin Genealogical Society
99 Boone Ave., Corbin, KY 40701

Crittenden County Genealogical Society
Box 61, Marion, KY 42054
http://westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/gensoc.html

Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library
104 N. Main St., Cynthiana, KY 41031
(859) 234-4881
http://www.cynthianalibrary.org

Daviess County Public Library
2020 Frederica St., Owensboro, KY 42301
(270) 684-0211
http://www.dcplibrary.org

Department for Health Services, Office of Vital Statistics
275 E. Main St. 1E-A, Frankfort, KY 40621
(502) 564-4212
http://chfs.ky.gov/dph/vital

Eastern Kentucky Genealogical Society
Box 1544, Ashland, KY 41105
http://www.deliverancefarm.com/eastern_kentucky_genealogical_so.htm

Eastern Kentucky University Libraries
521 Lancaster Ave., 103 Libraries Complex, Richmond, KY 40475
(859) 622-1790
http://www.library.eku.edu

Fayette County Genealogical Society
Box 8113, Lexington, KY 40533
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyekg/fayette.htm

Filson Historical Society
1310 S. Third St., Louisville, KY 40208
(502) 635-5083
http://www.filsonhistorical.org

Fulton County Genealogical Society
Box 1031, Fulton, KY 42041
http://www.rootsweb.ancetsry.com/~kyfulcgs

Fulton County Public Library
312 Main St., Fulton, KY 42041
(270) 472-3439
http://www.fultonlibrary.com

Gallatin County Public Library
209 W. Market St., Box 848, Warsaw, KY 41095
(859) 567-2786
http://gallatincountylibrary.org

Genealogical Society of Hancock County
Box 667, Hawesville, KY 42348
(270) 927-8095

George Coon Public Library
114 S. Harrison St., Box 230, Princeton, KY 42445
(270) 365-2884
http://www.youseemore.com/georgecoon/default.asp

Grant County Public Library
201 Barnes Rd., Williamstown, KY 41097
(859) 824-2080
http://www2.youseemore.com/grantcounty

Graves County Genealogical Society
Box 245, Mayfield, KY 42066
http://www.gravesgenealogy.org

Grayson County Historical Society
Box 84, Leitchfield, KY 42755
http://www.graysoncokyhistsoc.org

Green County Genealogical Society
Box 273, Greensburg, KY 42743
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygcgs

Greenup Public Library
614 Main St., Greenup, KY 41144
(606) 473-6514
http://www2.youseemore.com/Greenup

Harlan County Genealogical Society
Box 1498, Harlan, KY 40831

Harlan Heritage Seekers
Box 853, Harlan, KY 40831

Harrodsburg Historical Society
220 S. Chiles St., Box 316, Harrodsburg, KY 40330
(859) 734-5985
http://www.harrodsburghistorical.org

Hart County Historical Society
Box 606, Munfordville, KY 42765
(270) 524-0101
http://www.feenerty.com/history.htm

Henderson County Historical and Genealogical Society
Box 303, Henderson, KY 42419
(270) 830-7514
http://www.hendersonkyhistory.com/HCHGS

Henderson County Public Library
101 S. Main St., Henderson, KY 42420
(270) 826-3712
http://www.hcpl.org

Hickman County Historical Society
Route 3, Box 255, Clinton, KY 42031
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyhickma/hickman_historical.htm

Hopkins County Genealogical Society
Box 51, Madisonville, KY 42431
http://hopkinscounty.tripod.com/Genealogical_Society.htm

Jewish Genealogical Society of Louisville
3304 Furman Blvd., Louisville, KY 40220

John Fox Jr. Genealogical Library
323 High St., Paris, KY 40361
(859) 987-1786
http://www.kentuckydar.org/johnfoxjrlibrary

John L. Street Library
244 Main St., Cadiz, KY 42211
(270) 522-6301
http://www.tclibrary.org

Johnson County Historical and Genealogical Society
444 Main St., Box 788, Paintsville, KY 41240
(606) 789-4355
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyjchs/johnson.html

Kenton County Public Library
502 Scott Blvd., Covington, KY 41011
(859) 962-4060
http://www.kentonlibrary.org/genealogy

Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives
300 Coffee Tree Rd., Frankfort, KY 40601
http://www.kdla.ky.gov

Kentucky Genealogical Society
Box 153, Frankfort, KY 40602
http://www.kygs.org

Kentucky Historical Society
100 W. Broadway, Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-1792
http://history.ky.gov

Knott County Historical and Genealogical Society
Box 1023, Carew Dr., Duke’s Branch, Hindman, KY 41822
(606) 785-5751
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyknott

Knox County Historical Society
Box 528, Barbourville, KY 40906

Laurel County Historical Society
Box 816, London, KY 40743
(606) 864-0607
http://laurelcountyhistoricalsociety.org

Laurel County Public Library
120 College Park Dr., London, KY 40741
(606) 864-5759
http://laurellibrary.org

Leslie County Public Library
22065 Main St, Hyden, KY 41749
(606) 672-2460
http://www.leslielibrary.com

Letcher County Historical and Genealogical Society
Box 312, Whitesburg, KY 41858
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyletch/lchgs

Lewis County Historical Society
318 Lexington Ave., Box 212, Vanceburg, KY 41179
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kylewis/society.htm

Lexington Public Library Central Library
140 E. Main St., Lexington, KY 40507
(859) 231-5520
http://www.lexpublib.org

Logan County Genealogical Society
Box 853, Russellville, KY 42276
http://www.logancountygenealogicalsociety.org

Louisville Free Public Library
301 York St., Louisville, KY 40203
(502) 574-1611
http://www.lfpl.org

Louisville Genealogical Society
Box 5164, Louisville, KY 40255
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kylgs

Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary
1044 Alta Vista Rd., Louisville, KY 40205
(800) 264-1839
http://www.lpts.edu/default.asp

Magoffin County Historical Society
191 S. Church St., Box 222, Salyersville, KY 41465
(606) 349-1607
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kymhs

Marshall County Genealogical and Historical Society
1101 Main St., Box 373, Benton, KY 42025
(502) 527-4749
http://www.marshallcounty.ky.gov/index1.html

Mason County Genealogical Society
Box 266, Maysville, KY 41056

Mason County Museum and Library
215 Sutton St., Maysville, KY 41056
(606) 564-5865

McCracken County Genealogical Society
4640 Buckner Lane, Paducah, KY 42001

Metcalfe County Historical Society
Box 910, Edmonton, KY 42129

Muhlenberg County Genealogical Society
c/o Central City Public Library, Broad St., Central City, KY 42330

National Archives, Southeast Region
5780 Jonesboro Road, Morrow, GA 30260
(770) 968-2100
http://www.archives.gov/southeast

Nelson County Genealogical Roundtable
Box 409, Bardstown, KY 40004
(502) 348-3714
http://www.rootsweb.com/~kyncgr

Pendleton County Historical and Genealogical Society
Box 130, Falmouth, KY 41040
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kypendle

Perry County Public Library
289 Black Gold Blvd., Hazard, KY 41701
(606) 436-2475
http://www.perrycountylibrary.org

Pike County Public Library District
119 College St, Pikeville, KY 41502
(606) 432-9977
http://www.pikelibrary.org

Pike County Society for Historical and Genealogical Research
Box 97, Pikesville, KY 41502

Pikesville College, Frank M. Allard Library
214 Sycamore, Pikeville, KY 41501
(606) 432-9698
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kypike2/pikeaddys.html

Pulaski County Historical Society
Box 36, Somerset, KY 42502
(606) 679-8401
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kypchs

Rowan County Historical Society
Box 60, Morehead, KY 40351

Russell County Historical Society
Box 544, Jamestown, KY 42629

Scott County Genealogical Society
c/o Scott County Public Library, 104 S. Bradford Lane, Georgetown, KY 40324
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyscgs/index.htm

Simpson County Archives and Museum
206 N. College St., Franklin, KY 42134
(270) 586-4228
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyschs

Southern Kentucky Genealogical Society
Box 1782, Bowling Green, KY 42102
http://www.kytnresearch.com/sokygen/meet.htm

Spencer County Historical Society
Box 266, Taylorsville, KY 40071

Van Lear Historical Society
Box 369, Van Lear, KY 41265, (606) 789-8540
http://www.vanlear.org

Wayne County Public Library District
159 S. Main St., Monticello, KY 42633
(606) 348-8565
http://www.waynecountylibrary.org

Webster County Historical and Genealogical Society
Box 215, Dixon, KY 42409
http://www.rootsweb.com/~kywebste/wch_gs.htm

West-Central Kentucky Family Research Association
Box 1932, Owensboro, KY 42302
http://www.rootsweb.com/~kywckfra

Western Kentucky University Libraries
1906 College Heights Blvd., #11067, Bowling Green, KY 42101
(270) 745-6125
http://www.wku.edu/Library

Woodford County Historical Society
121 Rose Hill Ave., Versailles, KY 40383
(859) 873-6786
http://www.woodfordkyhistory.org


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