Bell County Kentucky ALHN

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Pineville, the seat of Bell county, is located on the Cumberland River where it cuts through Pine Mountain. It was settled in 1781 as Cumberland Ford and a post office by that name opened in 1818. The name Pineville was also in use at an early time and was used when the town was laid out as the seat of the new county in 1867. The post office was renamed in 1870. The population in 1990 was 2,198 . -info from Kentucky Atlas & Gazetteer

Bell County Courthouse
Pineville KY 40977 
(606) 337-3076

Bell County Genealogical Society

Bell County Public Library
P O Box 1490 
Walnut at Tennessee 
Pineville KY a 40977-1490
Phone (606) 337-3422

P O Drawer 1677 
126 S. 20th Street 
Middlesboro KY 40965-3677 
Phone  (606) 248-4812 

Service Hours Monday - Friday: 10 - 6 
Saturday:   10 - 4 Monday-Friday:  9 - 7 
Saturday:  10 - 4 

Links for Bell County related sites
(All off-site links)


SE Ky Gen. & Hist.
Bell Co KyGenWeb
Local History
Tourist Information



Cemeteries Online - Bell County


1870 Mortality Schedule
page 1page 2
Census Records



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