Welcome to Breckinridge County, KY
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Breckinridge County was
formed from Hardin County after it was created by the
legislature on 13 Dec 1799. It was named for John
Breckinridge (1760-1806), Kentucky Attorney General,
Legislator, U.S. Senator, U.S. Attorney General.
Its county seat is Hardinsburg, Kentucky.
Records were saved from a fire on 28 Dec 1864, though records were lost to a fire in Feb 1958.