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Welcome to Owsley County, KY

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Founded in 1843
The county is named for William Owsley, the Governor of Kentucky from 1844 to 1848.
Its county seat is Booneville.

Cities, Towns and Populated Areas
* Arnett * Big Spring Neighborhood * Blake * Booneville * Chestnut Gap * Conkling
* Cowcreek * Endee * Eversole * Island City * Lerose * Levi * Lucky Fork
* Major * Mistletoe * Pebworth * Ricetown * Scoville * Sebastian
* Southfork * Stay * Sturgeon * Taft * Travellers Rest * Vincent * Whoopflarea

Online Data
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Cemeteries Census
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Surnames Wills/Legal Records
Website Updates:
1883 Pensioners;

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Surrounding Counties

* Lee County (north)
* Breathitt County (east)
* Perry County (southeast)
* Clay County (south)
* Jackson County (west)

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