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Anderson

Created on 16 Jan 1827, it was formed from Franklin, Mercer, and Washington Counties.
The county is named for Richard Clough Anderson, Jr., a Kentucky Legislator, U.S. Congressman, and minister to Colombia. Its county seat is Lawrenceburg, Kentucky.

It is the home town of Wild Turkey Bourbon.

Anderson County, KY Courthouse
County Courthouse

There were two courthouse disasters, on Oct. 26, 1859 and on Jan. 13, 1915 which resulted in Order Book D and Mortgage Book B being lost.


Tyrone, a small community that sits along the river bottoms of the Kentucky River, is the oldest in the county and the only other place besides Lawrenceburg where you will find sidewalks. From Tyrone you can view the cascading hillsides joined by an "S" curved bridge and neighboring railroad cantilever bridge that leads into the local distillery. The railroad bridge, known as Young's High Bridge built in 1889, is one of the oldest and tallest still standing today.
[Source: Lawrenceburg's Town Site]

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