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  Bullitt County, Kentucky Short History
Bullitt County, the twentieth in order of formation, is located in the far western Bluegrass region known as the Knobs.
The county was formed in December of 1796 from parts of Jefferson and Nelson counties and named far Alexander Scott Bullitt, Kentucky's first lieutenant governor (1800-1804) and the nephew of Capt. Thomas Bullitt.
Iron ore is found in several places throughout the county, and smelting began at an early date.
webpages.charter.net /pepbaker/bullitt_co_history.htm   (338 words)

  
 Bullitt County, Kentucky - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1811, the current northwestern area of the county was formed from land given by Jefferson County, and when Spencer County was created in 1824, land from the eastern boundary was given to them.
In the county the population was spread out with 27.20% under the age of 18, 8.60% from 18 to 24, 32.70% from 25 to 44, 23.70% from 45 to 64, and 7.80% who were 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county was $45,106, and the median income for a family was $49,481.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bullitt_County,_Kentucky   (608 words)

  
 Welcome To Bullitt County, Kentucky   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The development of several industrial parks in the area, along with a steady growth in business, has helped to infuse our county with an intense spirit of progress, and employment opportunities in Bullitt County are expanding rapidly.
Bullitt County was named for Alexander Scott Bullitt, a leader in the political formation of Kentucky.
Alexander Scott Bullitt was born in Virginia in 1762, came to Kentucky in 1783, and died in 1816.
www.bullittcounty.org   (146 words)

  
 Ky Search: Bullitt County Kentucky   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Bullitt county was established in 1796, and named for Lieutenant Governor Bullitt.
It is situated in the north-west middle part of the state, its extreme western boundary extending to near the mouth of Salt River, and is watered by that stream and its tributaries.
This county is generally fertile, though the surface is rolling; the scenery is variegated and beautiful, the hills covered with tall pine and laurel, and abounding in iron and other ores.
kysearch.com /bullitt.html   (106 words)

  
 History of Bullitt County, Kentucky
It is bounded on the north by Jefferson County, the east by Spencer County, the south by Nelson County and the west by Hardin County.
The land comprising Bullitt County was taken from Jefferson County (north of Salt River) and Nelson County (south of Salt River).
The county was named for Alexander Scott Bullitt, a nephew of Captain Thomas Bullitt, owner of Oxmore in Jefferson County and a person influential in early Kentucky politics.
www.bullittcounty.org /history.html   (1125 words)

  
 The History of Bullitt County, Kentucky
Bullitt County is located just 17 miles south of Kentucky's largest city, Louisville.
Bullitt County was named for Kentucky's first Lieutenant Governor, Alexander Scott Bullitt.
Bullitt's natural resources, especially timber, suffered greatly at the hand of Kentucky's earliest industrial history, the salt industry and the iron industry.
www.travelbullitt.org /history.shtml   (565 words)

  
 Bullitt County, Kentucky Genealogical Records Information
Much of the county is wooded, including 10,000 acres of BERNHEIM FOREST and some of the 35,000 acres of county land that are part of the Fort Knox Military Reservation.
Among the prominent natives of Bullitt County was James Turner Morehead.
The population of Bullitt County was 26,090 in 1970; 43,346 in 1980; and 47,567 in 1990.
www.mykentuckygenealogy.com /ky_county/bul.htm   (1440 words)

  
 Bullitt County KYGenWeb Home Page
Bullitt County was formed in 1797 from Jefferson and Nelson Counties.
The county is bordered by Hardin, Jefferson, Spencer, Meade and Nelson Counties.
The county seat, City of Shepherdsville, was founded in the late eighteenth century by Adam Shepherd on the Salt River.
www.rootsweb.com /~kybullit   (248 words)

  
 Bullitt County, Kentucky   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
It is located in the Western Knobs region of the state.
The elevation in the county ranges from 385 to 998 feet above sea level.
In 2000 the county population was 61,236 in a land area of 299.08 square miles, an average of 204.7 people per square mile.
www.uky.edu /KentuckyAtlas/21029.html   (56 words)

  
 Bullitt County, Kentucky KY, county profile - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Bullitt County, KY Bullitt County is in the Bluegrass region.
The county is in the Louisville metro area.
This was an increase of 8.83% from the 2000 census.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=3794   (444 words)

  
 Bullitt County, Kentucky (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.netlab.uky.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Once populated by residential and agricultural neighborhoods, Bullitt County is now a growing and ever changing residential and industrial community.
The county is comprised of eight individual cities and has an impressive school system with eighteen separate public schools and five private schools.
Bullitt County is blessed with the beautiful Bernheim Forest, and is home to many tourist attractions including: Jim Beam’s American Outpost and Distillery, five golf courses, antique shops and more.
www.lcni.com.cob-web.org:8888 /mediakit/pioneer/index.html   (220 words)

  
 Groundwater Resources of Bullitt County Kentucky
In Bullitt County water, is obtained from consolidated sedimentary rocks of Ordovician, Silurian, Devonian, and Mississippian ages, and unconsolidated sediments of Quaternary age.
The oldest rocks found on the surface in Bullitt County are the Calloway Creek limestones, deposited in shallow seas 490 million years ago during the Ordovician.
The Mississippian limestone found in Bullitt County was deposited 350 million years age in the bottom of a warm, shallow sea.
www.uky.edu /KGS/water/library/gwatlas/Bullitt/Geology.htm   (337 words)

  
 KentuckyRoads.com - Bullitt County
A resident of Oldham County is backing a campaign to rename the KY 329 Pewee Valley bypass in honor of veterans: Courier-Journal: Oldham bypass is step closer to honoring war veterans (July 16, 2004)
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet held a public meeting to discuss the possible impact of a project to reconstruction KY 55 near the Nelson and Spencer County line: Kentucky Standard: KTC meets with citizens about KY 55 project (July 23, 2004)
The Kentucky Standard reports that three spots along US 31E in Nelson County are receiving attention due to a high accident rate: High Grove, Gobel Lake Curve and Hibbs Lane accounted for more than 60% of the accident reported along that US 31E north of Bardstown.
www.kentuckyroads.com /bullitt_county   (1986 words)

  
 The Political Graveyard: Bullitt County, Ky.
Assignment of birthplaces, deathplaces, and cemeteries to counties is subject to error.
The intent is to locate places according to current county names and boundaries.
Kentucky state house of representatives 28th District, 1973.
politicalgraveyard.com /geo/KY/BL.html   (509 words)

  
 Bullitt County schools - district elementary, middle, and high school information
In 2004-2005 Kentucky used the Kentucky Core Content Tests (KCCT) to assess students in grades 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11 and 12 in several subjects.
In 2004-2005 Kentucky used the Comprehensive Test of Basic Skills (CTBS/5) to assess students in grades 3, 6 and 9 in reading, language arts and mathematics.
The CTBS/5 is a national norm-referenced test, which means it measures how well students in Kentucky scored in comparison to their peers across the country.
www.greatschools.net /cgi-bin/ky/district_profile/107   (547 words)

  
 Points of Interest in Shepherdsville-Bullitt County, Kentucky
An influential teacher at the Louisville School of Art and U of L, she received the Kentucky Governor's Award for Lifetime Contribution to the Visual Arts in 1987.
Declared "The State Rescuers' Monument", Gov. Brerton Jones signed a Proclamation stating that April 30th would be State Rescuers' Day in Kentucky honoring the police, firemen and EMS who put their lives on the line daily.
It was restored and moved in 1985 to its present location beside the Bullitt County Board of Education.
www.paroquetsprings.org /pointsofinterest.shtml   (488 words)

  
 Bullitt County Kentucky News, Weather, Sports. (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.netlab.uky.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
In 2003 the county population was 61,236 in a land area of 299.08 square miles, an average of 204.7 people per square mile.
The county seat of Bullitt county is Shepherdsville.
Kentucky Springs Distilling - Producers of small batch bourbons including Booker's, Baker's, and Knob Creek.
www.aboutky.com.cob-web.org:8888 /counties/bullitt.html   (261 words)

  
 Digital Bullitt County, Kentucky maps and map.
Bullitt County Map, Maps of Bullitt County and all Kentucky County Maps.
Our map of Bullitt County is fully editable, logically layered (View Layer Directory), and royalty free.
Every county map is available, but we may not yet have your county of interest completed.
www.creativeforce.com /county_maps/county_maps.asp?ID=1003   (224 words)

  
 Bullitt County History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Bullitt County, Kentucky was the site of thriving salt works and iron works in the late 1700s and early to mid 1800s.
This set of pages describes the county's history, with particular emphasis on the period from 1775-1850.
This site would not exist if it were not for her patience when I spend too much time at the keyboard.
freepages.history.rootsweb.com /~gensoup/bc/index.html   (136 words)

  
 Bullitt County Links
Bullitt County Information Guide Originally published by the Grigsby Trust.
Bullitt County Public School Performance Reports and enrollment information as collected by the State Department of Education.
Bullitt County Genealogical Society- Monthly calendar of Local Meetings and Events
www.bcplib.org /bullitl.htm   (222 words)

  
 Bullitt County Kentucky Genealogy, Shepherdsville
Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia 1728-1850 Marriage Index
Kentucky Obituaries, 1787-1854 from the Register of the Kentucky Historical Society
An oveview of Kentucky history from the earliest inhabitants to the settlers, early government, American Revolution, statehood, The War of 1812, antebellum, the Civil War, reconstruction, post-Civil War, Populism, Progressivism, The Roaring Twenties, The Great Depression, WWII, integration and out migration.
www.kindredtrails.com /KY_Bullitt.html   (221 words)

  
 Bullitt County, Kentucky QuickLinks from the US Census Bureau
Bullitt County, Kentucky QuickLinks from the US Census Bureau
Population by Race and Hispanic or Latino origin: Kentucky counties, Places in Kentucky
Historical population counts, 1900 to 1990, for all counties in Kentucky
quickfacts.census.gov /qfd/states/21/21029lk.html   (245 words)

  
 Bullitt County Homes for Sale. Real Estate in Bullitt County, Kentucky
Then contact any of the Kentucky Real Estate Agents for professional assistance finding your Kentucky area home.
Click on the Bullitt cities that you are interested in or search all Real Estate in Bullitt County:
Bullitt County - Superb Ranch on 1 Acre - Brick Ranch with a Big Front Porch!...
www.homes.com /Real_Estate/KY/County/BULLITT   (352 words)

  
 Horine Cemetery - Bullitt County, Kentucky
It is about a two miles into the reservation Horine Reservation, 1 Mile is down a trail from a permanent camp site.
The cemetery is very near the Jefferson County/Bullitt County line.
It is located in the Horine Reservation which is part of the Jefferson County Parks System.
www.interment.net /data/us/ky/bullitt/horine/horine.htm   (94 words)

  
 Bullitt County Genealogy Queries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
SHE WAS BORN ELIZABETH LEE IN 1863, IN BULLITT COUNTY KENTUCKY.
Mailinda's father was Henry William Field Born in VA and died in Bullitt Co.KY....
According to marriage record to Lillie Nix (or Nicks) in Bullitt County, KY, he was born in Taylor County, KY and his parents w...
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 Find in a Library: Valley of the drums, Bullitt County, Kentucky.
Find in a Library: Valley of the drums, Bullitt County, Kentucky.
Subjects: Water -- Pollution -- Kentucky -- Bullitt County.
Hazardous substances -- Storage -- Environmental aspects -- Kentucky -- Bullitt County.
www.worldcatlibraries.org /wcpa/ow/8f6f45e0ae222335.html   (80 words)

  
 Bullitt County Republican Party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Welcome to the official website of the Bullitt County, Kentucky Republican Party.
The 2006 elections will provide a huge opportunity for us to elect new, fresh faces to our local government offices that will bring new ideas to how our county is managed.
Recent headlines about patronage and nepotism in county government make it all too clear that change is needed.
bullittgop.8m.com   (147 words)

  
 Bullitt County, KY
These books are abstracts of the pension applications now on file in the National Archives in the files of those soldiers who applied for a pension from the state of Kentucky based upon their service in the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812 and the Indian Wars.
The state from which they served was not necessarily Kentucky, but they were living in Kentucky when the call for applications to be filed was given.
Those wishing to apply had to fill out an application form, take someone with them who could witness to the fact that they had served and where and when.
www.yogs.com /ky/county/bullitt.html   (358 words)

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