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Welcome to LaRue County, KY
History and Genealogy

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History
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LaRue County, formed in 1843 and named for John LaRue,
was originally the southeast part of Hardin County.
It contains the birthplace of Abraham Lincoln
County seat is Hodgenville.

Cities and towns
Athertonville -- Buffalo -- Hodgenville -- Lyons -- Magnolia
Mt. Sherman -- Tonieville -- Upton - (Partly in Hardin County)

Online Data

Biographies Births
Cemeteries Census
Church Histories/ Records County Records
Court Records Deaths
Family Bibles Extinct Towns
Marriages Military
Newspapers Obituaries
Surnames Wills/Legal Records
Website Updates:
1892 Marriage Announcement (Newspaper);

Larue County Public Library
201 S Lincoln Blvd
Hodgenville, KY 42748

Kentucky Historical Society
100 W. Broadway
Frankfort, KY 40601
502.564.1792

Office of Vital Statistics
Department for Health Services
275 East Main Street
Frankfort, KY 40621

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