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Kentucky County Maps 1921-1930
Kentucky Geological Survey VI

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These maps were created in the period 1920-1931 by the Kentucky Geological Survey. They vary in size from about 2 feet by 2 feet to as large as 3 feet by 3 feet or larger. They are very detailed, showing towns, churches, schools, roads, railroads, creeks, rivers, and other landmarks, some of which had disappeared even by the time the maps were created, and some having been gone for many years, yet were still shown on the maps. For the Jackson Purchase counties in Kentucky that were a part of the TVA Kentucky Lake Project in the late 1930’s, these maps offer a “last look” at Marshall and Calloway counties as they were prior to the creation of Kentucky Lake, which flooded parts of both counties. The same is true for the maps of Trigg, Livingston and Lyon Counties, which reflects the area known as the “Land Between the Rivers” prior to that area having been declared a national park and the families evicted.

Current county maps available are for Hickman, Christian, Caldwell, Carlisle, Todd, Trigg, Logan, Livingston, Hopkins, Warren, Green, Woodford, Anderson, Casey, Adair, Franklin, Jefferson, Lyon, Crittenden, Graves, Calloway, Ballard, Fulton, Marshall & McCracken counties.

Additional information on all maps that are available and what they include can be found at Kentucky County Maps, 1920-1931.

Questions can be e-mailed to billco@ARN.NET

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Hickman County – shows such elements as Bennett School, Greenwood Switch, Scott School, Moss School, Cunningham’s Store, Spring Hill School, Hailwell School, Hailwell(town), Shiloh School, Pelo School, Flatt School, Pattenruff Corner, Gore School, Trevathen School, Pewett School, Boaz Chapel Church & School, Nicols(town), Webbs Chapel, and many others, including the larger towns.

Christian County – shows such elements as Thomas Store, Gum Lick Hollow, Judge School, Jordon’s Store, Sharber’s Store, Adams School, Castleberry School, Pleasant Grove School, Mosley’s School, Clark’s Store, Knotty Oak(town), Ovil(town), Moreland School, Overton’s Store, Highway School, Mitchell School, McKnight School, Fedelia Station, West Fork, Bell Station, Van Cleave School, and many more, including the larger towns.

Caldwell County – shows such elements as DeWitt School, Mt. Hebron School, Bellbuckle School, Hart School, Satterfield Mine, Dripping Spring School, McGowan Mine, Igneous Dike, Spring Hill School, Walnut Hill School, Otter Pond(town), Remit(town), Enon(town), Ruth(town), Sugar Creek School, Hopson Rural Academy, and many more, including the larger towns.

Carlisle County – shows such elements as Dewey Corner School, Reddick’s Pond, Reddick’s Pond School, Shiloh Church & School, Holder School, Gupton School, Mayfield School, Chestnut Ridge School, Indian Mounds, Windford Junction, S. Hayes Store, A. Hayes Store, California School, McGee Springs, Indian Camp Lake, Black School, and many others, including the larger towns.

Todd County – shows such elements as Anderson School, Cherry School, Armageddon Church, Jillson School, Lead Hill School, Emberry School, Rapid Ridge School, Pilot Rock School, Clifty(town), Zion(town), Herman(town), Penick(town), Everett(town), Allegre(town), Gardner’s School, Hammacksville(town), and many others, including the larger towns.

Trigg County – shows such elements as Skinner’s School, Old Catholic Settlement(in Land Between the Rivers – LBR), Lower Donalson School, Upper Donalson School, Trigg Furnace, Linton School & Church, Sunnydale School(LBR), Energy(town – LBR), Fenton School(LBR), Ladd School, Casey Creek School, Pugh Flats School & Church, Weaver’s Store, Hammonds Lake Summer Resort, Hematite(town – LBR), Ironton(town – LBR), Pryor Hollow School(LBR), Spiceland School(LBR), Southern Academy, and many more, including the larger towns.

Logan County – shows such elements as Halls Store, Red River Mill, Bald Knob School, Epley Station, Parsons School, Jackson’s Store, Hestor’s Store, Tar Spring School, Allen’s Store, Spa(town), Schochoh(town), Cavette(town), Insco(town), Barton’s School, Brown’s School, Sand Spring School, Pauline(town), Moss Shop(town), Pogue’s School, Stratton’s Store, Whipperwill Church, Acorn Hill School, Chandler’s Chapel, Beechland(town), Deer Lick(town), and many more, including the larger towns.

Livingston County – shows such elements as Miller’s Landing, Rappolee’s Landing, Corinth School(Land Between the Rivers area – LBR), Mint Spring Church (LBR), Hudson Mine, Pleasant Valley School, Stewart’s Island, Dog Island, Cottonwood Bar(all on Ohio River), Dooley Bluff School, Bonanza Mine, Crawford School, Cave Spring School, Newman’s School, Thompson’s Chapel(LBR), Vixburg(town – LBR), Frazier’s Store(LBR), Moxley’s Landing, Iuka Ferry(LBR), Eureka Ferry, Tiline(town – LBR), Trimble School, Bristill School(LBR), Joy(town), Elish(town), and many more, including the larger towns.

Hopkins County – shows such elements as Union Grove School, Southard School, Freedom School, Wilson Bridge, Old Salem Church, Smith’s Ford, New Providence School, Hamby Station, Oak Hill(town), Morton’s Gap(town), Dalton(town), Coiltown, Bell Ferry, Scott Ferry, Frostburg Ferry, many operating coal companies identified, Nebo(town), Vendetta(town), Beulah(town), and many more, including the larger towns.

Warren County – shows such elements as Bays Fork School, Massey Mill, Rich Pond School, Stony Point School, Penn Church School, Old Zion Church, Memphis Junction, Mt.Pisgah School, Galloway Mill, Drake(town), Hydro(town), Girkin(town), Benleo(town), Guy(town), Seminary School, Huff School, Martinsville School, Hardcastle’s Store, Moon School, Boiling Springs School, Hampton Church School, and many others, including the larger towns. The locations of oil wells are also shown.

Lyon County – shows such elements as Hubbards School(Land Between the Rivers area – LBR), Cedar Grove School, Fungo School, Henderson School(LBR), Star Lime Works Post Office(LBR), Shelby School, Hebron School, Antioch School, German Catholic Church (LBR), Mont(town - LBR), Millman’s Ferry (LBR), Chestnut Oak School, Hughey(town), Ramey Springs(town), McPhail School, Cannon’s Spring, Wake School(LBR), Tennessee Rolling Mill, Saratoga Springs Church & School, and many others, including the larger towns.

Crittenden County – shows such elements as Boaz School, Lilydale School, Pilot Knob(town), Rosedale School, Sullenger School, Heath’s School, Ford’s Ferry, Hurricane Island(on Ohio River), Possum Ridge, Tolu(town), Blooming Rose School, Rutherford School, Colan School, Post Oak School, Starr(town), Rosebud Church, New Salem(town), Kirk Knobb(town), dozens of mines and many other landmarks, including the larger towns.

Graves County – shows such elements as Waldington’s Store, Dodson School, Pryor’s Church & School, Maywood School, Baltimore School, William School, Wiley School, Excelsior Ball Clay Co., Panther Creek School, Gum School, Ditney School, Wright School, Gibson School, Wheel(town), Calloway School, Antioch Church & School, Vealsburg(town), Bell City(town), Staub School, Mullins School, Folks School, Little Obion Church, Poyner’s Chapel School & Church, and many others, including the larger towns.

Calloway County – shows such elements as Pine Bluff(town), Shannon(town), Jones Mill, Chestnut Grove School, Wiswell(town), Gibb’s Store, Tobacco(town, now known as Midway), Steelyville School, Utterback School, Penny(town), Rosin Ridge School, Chunn School, Newburg(town), Calloway Town, McClure’s Landing, Lone Oak Church & School, Wadesboro(town), Thompson School, Landon School, Salem School, Shiloh School, Smotherman School, Taylor’s Store, Old Egner’s Ferry Road, Wells School, Protemus(town), and many others, including the larger towns.

Ballard County – shows such elements as Midway School, Ohio School, East Cairo(town), Holloway School, Gum Corners(town), Crice Switch, Cane Island, Ohio Valley School, Hetty Hill School, Graves School, Turner’s Landing, Shelby Landing, Ogden Landing, New York(town), Salem School, Mud Slough, Mud Lake, Holloway(town), Holloway School, and many others, including the larger towns.

Fulton County – shows such elements as Montgomery School, Watson Point, Blue Pond School, Island No. 8, Sycamore School, Owens Slough Church, Walnut Grove School, Mud Creek Church, Lodgeston School, Masonic Orphans Home, Slyvan Shade School, Dodd Station, Taylor’s School, Ledford Station, Miller’s Station, and many others, including the larger towns.

Marshall County – shows such elements as New Constitution School, Egner’s Ferry, Jonestown, Birmingham, Point Necessity School, Collie School, Aurora School, Unity School, Scale(town), Iola(town), Van Zora School, Cloud Crossing, Sharpe(town), Minter School, Breezeel School, Stahl School, Stice School, Joppa School, Big Cypress School, Johnson Crossing, Maddox Ferry, Darnell School, Mount Carmel Church & School, and many others, including the larger towns.

McCracken County – shows such elements as Blizzard Bottoms Dredge Ditch, Epperson(town), Burnley School, Massack(town), Little Obion School, Fisher School, Massack Switch, Temple Mill, Krebbs Station, Kettler School, Rosebower School, Cecil(town), Lamont School, Simms School, Hovecamp School, Hamilton Church, Melview Church, Owens Island(on Ohio River), Cuba Towhead(on Ohio River), town of Brookport and Metropolis, Illinois are shown, as well as the town of Lovelaceville and Kevil in Ballard County, plus many other elements and the larger towns.

Jackson Purchase Proctor Rectangular Survey Map – 1880 – This 3 foot by 3 foot map of the 7 counties(Carlisle County had not yet been created)which comprised the Jackson Purchase region in 1880 has the rectangular survey grid laid over the map, making it easy to determine the location of any land tract for which a description is available(for example, the northeast quarter of section 21, township 3, range 3 east). The creeks and rivers are shown, as well as the roads in existence in 1880, and the towns and landmarks in each county.

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