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Kentucky Genealogy and History

Welcome to Perry County, KY

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County History

Founded in 1821, its county seat is Hazard (source:
Perry County was formed from Clay and Floyd Counties.
Cities and Towns
* Buckhorn * Cornettsville * Hazard * Vicco

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Surrounding Counties

* Breathitt County (north)
* Knott County (northeast)
* Letcher County (southeast)
* Harlan County (south)
* Leslie County (west)
* Clay County & Owsley County (northwest)

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