Welcome to Rowan County, KY
History and Genealogy
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The county was created in 1856 from adjacent counties originally
part of Mason county, and named for John Rowan, who represented
Kentucky in the U.S. House and Senate.
Its county seat is Morehead.
Cities and Towns
* Lakeview Heights * Morehead * Clearfield * Farmers
* Elliotville * Haldeman * Sharkey
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