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Welcome to
Powell County, Kentucky


 


County Courthouse
P.O. Box 506
Stanton, KY 40380-0506
Phone: (606)663-2834
Fax: (606)663-2905

HISTORY

     Powell County was formed January 7, 1852, by Kentucky Governor Lazarus W. Powell. It is a prohibition or dry county.
     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.

 

COMMUNITIES:
* Clay City
* Stanton
* Slade
 
LIBRARIES:
*Powell County Public Library
725 Breckenridge St.
Stanton, KY  40380

ADJACENT COUNTIES:
* Montgomery County (north)
* Menifee County (northeast)
* Wolfe County (southeast)
* Lee County (south)
* Estill County (southwest)
* Clark County (northwest)

CEMETERIES OF POWELL COUNTY
* Clark Cemetery
* Clark Cemetery
* Eaton Cemetery
* Faulkner Cemetery
* Hatton Creek Cemetery
* Kennon Cemetery
* Knox Cemetery
* Miller Cemetery
* Westbend Cemetery

OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST:

BIRTHS

BIOGRAPHIES

CENSUS RECORDS

HISTORY

MARRIAGES

NEWS EXCERPTS

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County Seat: Stanton
Year Organized: 1852
Square Miles: 180

 


 

 

 

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