Muhlenberg County, Kentucky

Muhlenberg Co., KY

Muhlenberg Co., KY


Muhlenberg County was established on Dec 14, 1798 from Christian and Logan counties and so called in honor of General John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg, an officer of high distinction and patriotism in the American Revolution. General Muhlenberg made two trips to Kentucky in 1784. His life is part of the history of Muhlenberg County, not only because the county is a namesake of his but also because many of its pioneers fought under him in the Revolution...A number of the pioneers, as already stated, were Revolutionary soldiers, but more of them were sons of such veterans.

Modern Day Adjacent Counties

Muhlenberg County is bordered by McLean, Ohio, Butler, Logan, Todd, Christian and Hopkins counties.

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