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Kentucky Genealogy and History

Welcome to Pike County, KY

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Pikeville Courthouse
County Courthouse

Pike County was founded on December 19, 1821.
The county was named for General Zebulon Pike, the explorer who discovered Pikes Peak.
Between 1860 and 1891 the Hatfield-McCoy feud raged in Pike and in bordering Mingo County, West Virginia.
Pike is Kentucky's largest county in terms of land area.
Its county seat is Pikeville.

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Church Histories/Records

County Records

Court Records


Family Bibles

Extinct Towns

Hatfield ~ McCoy Feud







Wills/Legal Records 

Website Updates:  1883 List of Pensioners;

Surrounding Counties

* Martin County (north)
Mingo County, West Virginia (east)
Buchanan County, Virginia (southeast)
Dickenson County, Virginia & Wise County, Virginia (south)
Letcher County & Knott County (southwest)
Floyd County (west)

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