Breathitt County Kentucky History & Genealogy
 
 

Breathitt County, was formed in 1839. It is located in the Eastern Coal Field region of the state. The elevation in the county ranges from 650 to 1600 feet above sea level. In 1990 the county population was 15,703 in a land area of 495 square miles, an average of 31.7 people per square mile. The county seat is Jackson.   -info from Kentucky Atlas & Gazetteer.
 
 

Breathitt County Courthouse
1137 Main Street
Jackson, KY 41339
Phone: 606-666-3810
 

Breathitt Co Historical & Genealogical Society
c/o Nancy Herald
121 Turner Drive
Jackson, KY 41339

Breathitt County Public Library
1024 College Avenue
Jackson, KY 41339
606-666-5541
Fax 606-666-8166
mailto:library@tgtel.com
 
 
 

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