Welcome to Rowan County, KY
History and Genealogy
Presented by Kentucky Genealogy Trails
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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.
Our goal is to help you track your ancestors through time by
transcribing genealogical and historical data for the free use
of all researchers.
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