Cumberland County Kentucky
The Cumberland County Courthouse is located at 601 Courthouse Square, Burkesville, KY 42717; phone: 270-864-4884.
Cumberland County was established in 1798 from part of Green County. Drillers, looking for water about 3 miles north of Burkesville, discovered oil instead. This was therfore the first oil well dug in the U.S. [en.wikipedia.org, accessed March, 2014]