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Welcome to the Jackson County site within the KYGenWeb Project !              Jackson County was established April 25, 1858 from portions of Rockcastle, Owsley, Madison, Clay, Estill, Laurel Counties. The county seat of McKee (probably named for Judge George R. McKee) is located in the center of the county in a little valley about a quarter of a mile wide, enclosed by steep hills, on the headwaters of Indian Creek.


Jackson County, Ky


 About Jackson County
The Jackson County Times
Jackson County Public Library
Jackson County Genealogy Forum
The William H. Clark Collection
Jackson County Pages
Jackson County Archives    
Jackson County Marriages
1904 Death Information 
Jackson County Births 1874-1878
Marriages in Jackson County, Kentucky compiled by Edie Smith   
Family Names
News Of The Past
Stories Of The Past
Submitters to this site
Resource & Research  Tools


  This site has a wealth of information on Jackson County and the people who have lived upon its land for the past 200 hundred years or so. All of this wonderful data has come from user contributions and the only way it will continue to grow is for you to continue to contribute.
Jackson County, Kentucky is proud to be a part of KyGenWeb and USGenWeb.

If you're interested in submitting information to this site for other researchers, please make sure that you do not include information on living people. When submitting information, please do not submit anything you have not generated yourself or violates copyright law.  To contribute to this County's project, please contact me. If you are interested in hosting a Kentucky county or volunteering in some other way, please contact Sherri Bradley, State Coordinator.



Books For Sale:

1930 Jackson County Kentucky Census / Annotated and Indexed / Compiled by Martha Jo Marcum Carr and Jerry Wayne Dean

Jackson County Vital Statistics Records / Annotated and Indexed / Compiled by Martha Jo Marcum Carr and Jennifer Lyn Carr

Jackson County, Kentucky Marriage Records / 1857 to 1885/ Volume I - Compiled by Martha Jo Marcum Carr and Jerry Wayne Dean

Civil War Pension Records of Owsley County, KY Veterans / Specially Priced at 20% Off for the month of Nov. 10  Dec. 10th. / This book of transcribed pension records measures 8" X 11" and is 505 pages, including a 16 page every-name-index.

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