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Welcome to Floyd County, KY
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History of Floyd County

The fortieth of the counties of Kentucky in order of formation, was established by an act of the General Assembly of Kentucky in 1799 out of Fleming, Montgomery and Mason counties. The territory of Floyd County was so extensive that from it has since been formed the whole of Pike, parts of Clay, Harlan, Perry, Lawrence, Morgan, Breathitt, Letcher, Johnson, Rowan, Boyd, Magoffin, Wolfe, Elliott, and Lee Counties. The county was named in honor of Col. John Floyd.

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