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Louisville in Jefferson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Jefferson County

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, May 19, 2017
1. Jefferson County Marker
Inscription. One of three original counties formed when Kentucky Co.,Virginia, was divided by Va. Act in 1780. Other 2 counties were Lincoln and Fayette. Jefferson included 19 present-day counties; parts of 11 others. By 1811 reduced to present noundaries. Named for Thomas Jefferson, then governor of Va.;author Declaration of Independence; third U.S. President, 1801-1809.
 
Erected 1972 by Kentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1441.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 15.254′ N, 85° 45.554′ W. Marker is in Louisville, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is on W Jefferson Street near S 5th Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located in front of Louisville Metro Hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 527 W Jefferson Street, Louisville KY 40202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kentucky Medal Of Honor Memorial ( a few steps from this marker); Thomas Jefferson Memorial ( a few steps from this marker); George Rogers Clark ( a few steps from this marker); They Paid For Peace
Jefferson County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 19, 2017
2. Jefferson County Marker
( within shouting distance of this marker); City and County Named / Jefferson County Courthouse ( within shouting distance of this marker); Louis XVI ( within shouting distance of this marker); Louisville Firefighters Memorial ( about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Louisville Law Enforcement Memorial ( about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisville.
 
Also see . . .  Jefferson County, Kentucky on Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 18, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Political Subdivisions
 
Jefferson County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 19, 2017
3. Jefferson County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 18, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 18, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 148 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 18, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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