Bath County, Kentucky KYGenWeb

Bath County, Kentucky Bath County in the USGenWeb Project

The Kentucky
American History and Genealogy Project

Welcome to the Bath County, Kentucky American History and Genealogy Project
My name is
Darrell Warner and I am your County Coordinator.

No matter how small the item please share it.  
It could be a giant step in another persons research.
The more we share, the more we learn, the more others will give.

-Darrell Warner-

This Page born on: January 22, 2003

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Query and Data Posting Board

The KYGenWeb Bath County, Kentucky query board.

The Rootsweb
query and data posting board.

The GenForum  query board.

I would post to all three.  The more you get your information out, the more chances you will meet another family member who is also working on the family tree.

The Bath County  USGenWeb Archives

At The Bath County USGenWeb Archives you will find bible information, biographies, death certificate information,   birth records, cemetery information, census information, court records, obituaries, marraige records, military information, tax records, will and probate information. 

Submit your information to the archives using the new Archives Submission Forms.

You can also search the USGenWeb Archive site for the entire State of Kentucky.

Old Photographs Index

Here you will find old photographs of people from Bath county.  You are welcome to add your families pictures to the site.  Click here for the Old Photos Page.

Bath County Surnames Registry

You can register the surname you are researching at this page.  This is a great way for others who might be researching the same surnames as you to get in contact. 
Click here to register.

Famly Sheets Index

Here you can find out how to create and submit your
Family Sheets
to share with everyone.

Musicians and Poets

Here you will find information about muscians and poets with ties to Bath County

Census Information

The Bath County, Kentucky archives.

UsGenWeb Census Project.

SK Publications

The KYGenWeb
Korean War Death Memorial
for Kentucky Soldiers

Find photos and assorted information on Kentucky Soldiers who died in the Korean War

Bath County Related Websites

There are more Bath County related sites
You will also find instructions on how to add your Bath County related website.

Kentucky School Photo's and Yearbooks

Here is a site where your will find old school pictures and class pictures for all Kentucky counties.  
Click here for the school pictures site.

The Bath County News-Outlook

P.O. Box 577, Owingsville, Kentucky 40360 
Telephone (606) 674-2181

Copies of Old Bath County Newspapers
on microfilm for sale.

USGenWeb Kidz

A great learning tool for any child who
wants to learn about genealogy.

KY-Kids Mailing List


Bath County Archives Obituary Page
Bath County Archives Obituary Photos
USGenWeb Kentucky Obituary Website

Kentucky Historical Society

Try the Kentucky Historical Society
A great place to look for information!

Bath County and Kentucky Vital Records

On this page you will find links to find and obtain death records, death certificates, birth records, marraige records and all kinds of helpful information.  Click here to enter.

Ford & Nagle Website

Thanks to Eric Nagle from Ford & Nagle for donating the book Local Vital Records From Newspapers of Bath County, 1884 through 1910 for everyone to use.

Need to find a courthouse in Kentucky?

Here is a list of all the courthouses in Kentucky

KYGenWeb Special Collections

Here are other projects that are going on in KYGenWeb

Cemetery Information

Bath County Archives Cemetery Page
The Bath County Tombstone Transcription Project
The Kentucky Cemetery Photograph Project  Cemetery transcription project.
Cemetery Junction
 Another place for cemetery records.
Kentucky Cemetery query board.
Kentucky Historical Society cemetery search

Bath County Memorial Library

There's not an organized Bath County genealogical society or other group that I'm aware of. But the Bath County Library has a genealogy collection that is useful and staff members who can probably give you the best scoop on where to go and what to do to find more info within Bath County itself. To contact them off line, write them at P.O. Box 380, Owingsville, KY 40360 or give them a call at (606) 674-2531.
Or visit their web site:  Bath County Memorial Library.

Kentucky Military Websites and Query Boards

Here you will find military information and military
query boards of all types. 

Create a Story

If you made it this far down the page them you must go check out the Story Page which should give you a good laugh.  I hope you find it as funny as I have.

About Bath County

Bath County
, named for some medicinal springs in the area, was formed in 1811 from part of Montgomery County.
In 1818 parts of what was then Floyd County
were added to Bath County. In 1823 parts of Bath County were included in the newly formed Morgan County. Bath County acquired its current boundaries in 1869 after parts of the county were removed to form Menifee County.

Population: 9,692 (1990)
County seat: Owingsville
Elevation: 590 to 1388 feet above sea level
Surrounding counties (clockwise from the NW): Nicholas
County, Fleming County, Rowan County, Menifee County,
Montgomery County, 
Bourbon County, (Don't forget to check these counties for records related to your Bath County families! In particular, check Montgomery County for families who were in the Bath County area before 1811 and
Clark County
for families who were in the area before 1797.)

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