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Montgomery County was formed from Clark County after creation on 14 December 1796.
Its county seat is
Records were destroyed by fires on 4 Mar 1851 and 2 Dec 1863.
Montgomery County was
possibly named in honor of Richard Montgomery,
an American Revolutionary War Brigadier
General killed in 1775 while attempting to
capture Quebec City, Canada. Another story
states that the County was named for Thomas
Montgomery, from Virginia, who served in the
Revolutionary War. In 1793 Thomas Montgomery
settled in Mt. Sterling. In 1805, Thomas
Montgomery moved on to Gibson County, Indiana.
Cities and Towns
Camargo -- Jeffersonville -- Mount Sterling -- Judy
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