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 The following censuses are available to the general public.   Creation of these records began in 1780.  Please email your coordinator if you find any other links...or if you have info to add to this page.  For more information about Census records, please visit the USGenWeb Census Project!

What information was taken during a census year?

1789 Jefferson County Tax List (When Shelby was part of Jefferson) 1789 Tax List


This census was destroyed.  
1792 Shelby County Tax List 1792 Tax List
1797 Shelby County Tax List (Thanks Anne & Pat!) 1797 Tax List (Bullitt site)
1800  This census was destroyed.  
1810  Census available on microfilm and online! index, transcription
1820  This census available on microfilm. index
1830  This census available on microfilm. index
1840  This census available on microfilm. index
1850  Census available on microfilm or book form. index,
1860  This census available on microfilm.
1870  This census available on microfilm.
1880  Census available on microfilm and online!
1890  Census destroyed by 1921 fire in Wash DC.
1900  Census available on microfilm.
1910  Census available on microfilm.
1920  Census available on microfilm.
1930  Census available on microfilm...districts.
Other links that may be useful in looking for Shelby County, KY Census Records:
Black Census Forms
Census Online: Links to Online Census Records:  Shelby Co., KY
S-K Publications CD-ROM Census Records:  Shelby County, KY
Blue Roses CD-ROM Census Records
Allcensus CD-ROM Census Records
USGenWeb Census Project
1850 Shelby Census Project
How Many Ancestors Do You Have?
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