Jackson Courthouse


Jackson Courthouse

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COUNTY HISTORY

Was formed from Clay, Estill, and Perry Counties. The county is named for John Breathitt who was Governor of Kentucky from 1832 to 1834.

Its county seat is Jackson, Kentucky
The courthouse or the jail was burned during the Civil War by Confederate troops.
A fire in 1873 destroyed most of the county's records.

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SURROUNDING COUNTIES

Magoffin / Wolfe / Floyd / Knott / Perry / Owsley / Lee


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