Welcome to Mercer County, KY
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Mercer County, Virginia (later Kentucky) was formed from Lincoln
County, Virginia. It was the 7th county to be formed and was created
on 1 Aug 1785
In 1780, the Virginia Assembly divided Kentucky County into Fayette, Jefferson, and Lincoln counties, with Harrodstown the county seat for Lincoln County. In 1785, Mercer County was formed out of Lincoln County, and Harrodstown remained the county seat. At the same time the town's name was officially changed to Harrodsburg.
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