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Garrard County, Kentucky

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  • Robert P. Letcher, Governor (1788 - 1861)
    Robert Perkins Letcher (February 10, 1788 – January 24, 1861) was a politician and lawyer from the US state of Kentucky. He served as a U.S. Representative, Minister to Mexico, and the 15th Governor ...
  • John Leveridge, Jr. (1799 - 1862)
    Sources: 1. "Historical Southern Families," Volume XI, Mrs. John Bennett Boddie, Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, 1967. 2. These children, except Amasa (Amos), were listed in a Bible record ...
  • Commodore Cicero Price, USN (1805 - 1888)
    Commodore Cicero Price was an officer in the United States Navy. He served in the American Civil War and was commander of the East India Squadron. Price was born in Lancaster, Kentucky, on 2 December...
    Caroline "Carrie" Nation (Moore) (1846 - 1911)
    Carrie Amelia (Moore) Nation November 25, 1846- June 9, 1911. Born in Garrard, Kentucky, USA; died in Leavenworth, Kansas, USA. Parents: George Moore c.1845-1883 and Mary James Campbell 1825-1893 H...
  • William O'Connell Bradley, Governor, U.S. Senator (1847 - 1914)
    William O'Connell Bradley (March 18, 1847 – May 23, 1914) was a politician from the U.S. state of Kentucky. He served as the 32nd Governor of Kentucky and was later elected by the state legislature...

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The county was formed in 1796 and was named for James Garrard, Governor of Kentucky from 1796 to 1804. Garrard County is the home of Camp Dick Robinson, the first Federal base south of the Ohio River during the Civil War.

Adjacent Counties


  • Bryantsville
  • Buckeye
  • Cartersville
  • Davis Town
  • Hyattsville
  • Lancaster (County Seat)
  • Paint Lick



Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places