Welcome to Pike County, KY
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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.
|Church Histories/ Records||County Records|
|Family Bibles||Hatfield ~ McCoy Feud|
1883 List of Pensioners;
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