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County Information

Warren County became the 23rd county of Kentucky on December 14, 1796, from a section of Logan County. It was named after General Joseph Warren of the Revolutionary War. He dispatched William Dawes and Paul Revere on their famous midnight ride to warn residents of the approaching British troops. He was also a hero of the Battle of Bunker Hill.
A courthouse fire destroyed some records in 1864.
The county seat is Bowling Green.
Bowling Green in 1913

Cities and Towns

* Bowling Green * Oakland * Plum Springs * Smiths Grove
* Woodburn * Rockfield * Richpond * Plano


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