Scott County is located in Central Kentucky in the heart of Kentucky's horse country. Created in 1792 from land formerly in Woodford County, Scott County is named in honor of Gen...
In 2016, Scott County Public Library partnered with the University of Kentucky's Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History. This presented a wonderful opportunity for a small public library to partn...
Scott County is located in Central Kentucky in the heart of Kentucky's horse country. Created in 1792 from land formerly in Woodford County, Scott County is named in honor of General Charles Scott, a Revolutionary War hero from Virginia.
In the 1770's surveyors began to explore this region of Kentucky, and in 1774 Royal Springs was discovered; which offered a steady and substantial source of water year round. As a result, early settlers were drawn to this location because of the natural water source.
Today there are Main Communities in Scott County, Georgetown (the county seat), Sadieville, and Stamping Ground.
Scott County Public Library's Kentucky Room offers researchers an excellent combination of resources unique to Scott County, Kentucky and it's people. Today technology has made researching easier and more efficient than it has ever been. Our digital collection is an ongoing project and not all items have been digitized. Currently our digital collection includes: Will Books 1792-1924; Deed Books 1783-1886; Mortgage Books 1842-1888; Land Sales for Taxes 1879-1887. If you do not see what you are looking for please contact the library for additonal information.
Researchers may like to know that two courthouses were damaged by fire; one in 1837 and again in 1876, unfortunately many documents were destroyed or heavily damaged.
We invite you to visit us on your next visit to Scott County, Kentucky!
Scott County Public Library
104 South Bradford Lane
Georgetown, KY 40324