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Gallatin County Information

Founded 1812
Seat Shawneetown
Largest city Shawneetown

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Townships
* Asbury * Bowlesville * Eagle Creek * Equality * Gold Hill
* New Haven * North Fork * Omaha * Ridgway * Shawnee

Cities and Villages
City of Shawneetown

Villages

* Equality * Junction * New Haven * Old Shawneetown
* Omaha * Ridgway

Unincorporated Places

* Derby * Horseshoe * Kedron

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Gallatin County Data

BIOGRAPHIES

BIRTHS

CEMETERIES

CENSUS RECORDS

CHURCH RECORDS

COUNTY RECORDS

DEATHS

FAMILY BIBLES and RECORDS

HISTORY

LAND RECORDS

MARRIAGES

MILITARY DATA

MISCELLANEOUS DATA

NEWSPAPER GLEANINGS

OBITUARIES

 POSTCARDS and HISTORICAL PICTURES

WILLS

 

Website Updates:
Jan 2015:  Slave Emancipation Records (under COUNTY RECORDS)
Feb 2014:  obits for REEDER, RIGSBY, RABEN; Burials in Hogan Cemetery

Previous Updates

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