Two incorporated towns of Trimble County are historic indeed. The river town of Milton, one of the oldest towns in Kentucky, was established by the law of Virginia in 1789, three years before Kentucky became a state. Bedford, the County seat, was first settled about 1805 and was chartered by Kentucky in 1816.
To learn more about the history and early beginnings of Trimble County Kentucky, here is a most interesting article which includes many early settlers surnames: Trimble County Kentucky - How It All Began
Trimble County is now bordered on the southwest by Oldham County, the southeast by Henry County, the east by Carroll County and the west and north by the Ohio River. Across the river lies Clark County, Indiana to the west and Jefferson County, Indiana to the north. The 1990 U.S. Census recorded a county population of 6090 living within its 148 square miles - an average of 41.1 persons per square mile.
The map image seen on many of the pages in this location, as well as much of the county information, can be found at Kentucky Atlas & Gazetteer at the University of Kentucky
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My name is Margaret Pecar Fallone and I am the person responsible for Trimble County. If you would like to contribute your information to this page, please let me know. If you would like to host a county, contact Sherri Bradley.
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