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Jessamine County Kentucky




George and Betty Bryan House, ca. 1838, west of Nicholasville, KY, National Register

Photo: George and Betty Bryan House, ca. 1838, west of Nicholasville, KY. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984. Photographed by User:Nyttend (own work), 2010, [cc0-by-1.0 (creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/deed.en], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed August, 2013.

The Jessamine County Courthouse is located at 101 North Main Street, Nicholasville, KY 40356; phone: 859-885-4500.

Jessamine was taken from Fayette County in 1800. In 1782 the area had no settlers, yet in 1800 there were almost 5,500 inhabitants. A large number of Jessamine immigrants came from Virginia. [1]

  1. Bennett H. Young, A History of Jessamine County, Kentucky, from its Earliest Settlement to 1898, Courier-Journal Printing Co., Louisville, 1898.
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