Welcome to Letcher County, KY
History and Genealogy
Presented by Kentucky Genealogy Trails
a part of Genealogy Trails
Volunteers Dedicated to Free Genealogy
This Site is Available for Adoption
Its county seat is Whitesburg.
The county is named for Robert P. Letcher, Governor of Kentucky 1840-44.
It is a dry county that prohibits the sale of alcoholic beverages,
with the only exceptions being the Highland Winery and the city of Whitesburg.
Cities and Towns
Blackey - Fleming-Neon - Isom
|Church Histories/ Records||County Records|
|Family Bibles||Extinct Towns|
| Website Updates:
County Public Library District
220 Main St.
Whitesburg, Ky 41858
Our goal is to help you track your ancestors through time by
transcribing genealogical and historical data for the free use
of all researchers.
SEARCH OUR SITES
We're looking for folks who share our dedication to putting data online and are interested in helping this project be as successful as it can be. If you are interested in joining Genealogy Trails, view our Volunteer Page for further information.
(Enough knowledge to make a basic webpage and a desire to transcribe data is required)
We regret that we are unable to perform personal research for folks.
All data we come across will be added to this site. We thank you for visiting and hope you'll come back again to view the updates we make to this site.
If you would like to be kept informed of our state and
county website updates,
subscribe to any or all of our mailing lists
Kentucky is covered under our "Southern" States mailing list.