Christian County KY
History and Genealogy
Christian County, KY was formed in 1796 from Logan County., KY. It is located in the western part of Kentucky in what is known as the Pennyrile Region. The county seat is Hopkinsville, named after General Samuel Hopkins.
In 1799, Muhlenberg Co was est. from Christian and Logan, and Henderson and Livingston were established from Christian that same year. In 1820, Todd Co was est. from Christian and Logan, and Trigg from Caldwell and Christian.
In Memory of
Master Sgt. Jefferson Donald Davis, Staff Sgt. Brian Cody Prosser and Daniel Henry Petithory - soldiers killed Wednesday, 5 December, 2001, in the line of duty in the War Against Terrorism in Afghanistan. All three soldiers were members of the 5th Special Forces (A) attached to Ft. Campbell, Christian County, KY and will be sorely missed. God Bless them, their families and all of our veterans.
Christian County Clerk
511 South Main Street
Hopkinsville, KY 42240-2368
Christian County Genealogical Society
1101 Bethel Street
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
You are Our 22578th Visitor Since 22 Jan 2001
Last updated Thursday, 06-Dec-2001 12:13:27 CST
The Christian County Kentucky History & Genealogy site, is part of the American History and Genealogy Project (AHGP), a nonprofit unincorporated genealogical and historical organization, and hosted at no charge by USGenNet, a nonprofit, tax-exempt public benefit corporation. This site is in full compliance with with USGenNet's Conditions of Use.