genealogical research

    You can search our records online. Please click home above select either current or old records search from the home page

    If you don't find what you need on this site, here are some locations that have more information.

  1. The Brown Pusey House
    128 N. Main
    Elizabethtown, KY 42701
    Phone: 270-765-2515

    Archival Information:
    • Cemetery books
    • Lots of records from other Kentucky counties
    • Hardin county tax records on microfilm
    • Federal census of Hardin County and adjoining counties
    • Family files and family history
    • Microfilm for the following;
    • Deed books…. 1793-1875
    • Index to deeds….1795-1904
    • Will books….1793-1915
    • Original marriage bonds, consent notes, licenses, ministers return, etc…1793-1915
    • Court order books….1793-1896
    • General index to marriages….1793-1896
    • Marriage registers….1793-1914
    This is just some of the information that you can find at the Brown Pusey House.
  2. Hardin County Library
    100 Jim Owen Drive
    Elizabethtown, KY 42701
    Phone: (270) 769-6337
    Fax: (270) 769-0437

    Archival Information:
    Census records on file. Contact them at: 270-769-6337
  3. Elizabethtown Community College Library
    600 College Street Rd.
    Elizabethtown, KY 42701
    Phone: 270.769.2371, x4240

    Archival Information:
    Microfilm index to circuit court suits & order books
  4. Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives Vital Statistics
    Phone: 502-564-4212

    Birth and death records after 1911, they were not required to be recorded before then.
  5. Ancestral Trails Historical Society
    located inside the Hardin County History Museum at
    201 W. Dixie
    Elizabethtown, KY 42701
    Hours of Operation

    Tuesday-Saturday 10am to 2 PM
    In case of inclement weather or Hardin County School closings the library will be closed.
    You may call the library during the above hours at 270-982-0881.

    Archival Information:
    Some Mormon Records Books and papers
    Family films covering (8) counties in Kentucky and (1) in Indiana.
  6. All genealogical research requests that we receive in our office are handled by Meranda Caswell. She is a citizen of Hardin County who is very well-read, especially concerning our local history.
  7. You can send a written request for research to the:
    Hardin County Clerk
    P O box 1030
    Elizabethtown Kentucky 42702
    Attn: Meranda Caswell
    Phone: 270-765-2171