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Bourbon County is a county located in the U.S. state
of Kentucky. It was formed as a county within Virginia in 1786. In 1792, it transferred to the newly formed State
of Kentucky. It is best known for being the place that invented bourbon whiskey and for being the home for
the most famous horse farms in the world. Bourbon
County was one of nine counties that made up Kentucky when it became a state in 1792. As of 2007, the population was 19,839. Its county seat is Paris which was named after the city Paris,
France. The county derived it's name from the famous Bourbon Family of France who was notorious in helping the
Americans in their split with England during the Revolutionary War.
Some records were lost in a fire on 8 May 1872.
Harrison -- Scott
Kentucky State Vital Records
Cabinet for Health Services
Office of Vital Statistics
275 East Main Street
Frankfort, Kentucky 40621-0001
Bourbon County Kentucky Vital Records
Bourbon County Clerk
310 Main Street
Paris, KY 40361
Phone: (859) 987-2142
Paris-Bourbon County Public Library
701 High Street
Paris, KY 40361
Phone: (859) 987-4419
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