Welcome to Powell County, KY
History and Genealogy
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The county was formed January 7, 1852, by Kentucky Governor
Lazarus W. Powell.
Powell County is home to Natural Bridge State Park and the
Red River Gorge Geologic Area, two of Kentucky's most
important natural areas and ecotourism destinations, as well
as Pilot Knob State Nature Preserve.
Its county seat is Stanton.
Cities and Towns
* Clay City * Stanton
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