Buchanan County. Formed in 1858 from Tazewell and Russell and named for James Buchanan, President of the United States, 1857–1861.
Kentucky. The first permanent settlement was made at Harrodsburg in 1774. Kentucky County was . . . — — Map (db m89744) HM
This place became the county seat when Buchanan County was formed, in 1858, and was probably named for Felix Grundy of Tennessee, Statesman. In October, 1864, the Union General Burbridge passed through Grundy on his raid to Saltville. The town was . . . — — Map (db m89737) HM