Bullitt County Kentucky Genweb


Genealogical & Historical Societies of interest to Bullitt County researchers.


Bullitt County Land Record Links

Bullitt Co. Archives Deed Index

Bullitt County Land Grants

Kentucky Land Record Guide from the Kentucky Land Office

Kentucky Land Patents: West of the Tennessee River Military Patents

U.S. Genweb Kentucky Archives Search Engine
(not strictly Bullitt Co.)

Library of Virginia Land Office Grants Database - if your ancestor got his Kentucky patent prior to Kentucky statehood he received his land from Virginia and the patent may be here (database AND digitized image)

Bureau of Land Management General Office Records   Since Kentucky was not a federal land state there are no KY land records here but it often has patents for families who have just migrated from Kentucky to Indiana, Illinois etc.

The following might also be helpful information for learning to use land records

Definitions of Terms Found in Land Records

Land Records: History of and How to Use Them

Legal Land Descriptions in Metes and Bounds (those deeds that describe land "from the red oak tree...to the big rock in the road on the way to Bardstown" etc.

Metes & Bounds Surveys

National Archives Forms for Ordering Land & Military Records

Platting Deeds and Grants on Maps

Using Deed Records

Where to Obtain Land Patents/ Warrants


For additional information contact Tom Hembrey or Anne Livingston

This page was last updated on Monday October 10, 2011