Welcome to Boyd County, KY
History and Genealogy
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Created on 25 Apr 1860, Boyd
County was formed from Carter, Greenup, and Lawrence
Counties as the 107th of 120 counties formed in the state
It was named for Linn Boyd of Paducah, former U.S.
congressman, Speaker of the United States House of
Representatives, who died in 1859 soon after being elected
lieutenant governor of Kentucky
The county seat is Catlettsburg and
its largest municipality is the city of Ashland.
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