Welcome to Whitley County, KY
History and Genealogy
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Created on 17 Jan 1818 from Knox County.
The county seat is at Williamsburg, though the largest city is Corbin.
Some records were lost in a courthouse disaster in 1930
Cities and Towns
* Corbin - (Partly in Knox County) * Williamsburg
* Gatliff * Goldbug * Julip * Pleasant View * Rockholds * Saxton
* Siler * Wofford * Woodbine * Piney Grove * Canada Town
Perryman has offered to do some "look-ups" and
general research for folks. Contact her at
janettesworld @ sbcglobal.net This is what
she has to say, "I have a lot of resources of my own
in my library, and we have a large genealogy library
in the next town and two genealogy departments close
by." She now resides in Arkansas.
Any negotiations are between you and her, I'm just
passing along the offer :-)
We would appreciate it if you would submit any data
that comes your way through this lookup offer to our
site to help others as well. Thanks!
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