Estill Co., KY
Estill County, the 50th in order of formation, was established on February 19, 1808, from parts of Clark and Madison counties. It was named in honor of Capt. James Estill, who was killed by Indians during Estill's Defeat or the Battle of Little Mountain on March 22, 1782 near Mount Sterling.
Reeves Mountain in Estill County was named for descendants of William Reeves
who were early settlers in Estill County and once owned the mountain. http://www.mountainzone.com/mountains/detail.asp?fid=6794456
Modern Day Adjacent Counties
Estill County is bordered by Clark County
on the north, Powell
on the northeast, Lee
on the southeast, Jackson
to the south and Madison County
in the west.