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Crittenden County

Crittenden County is located on the Ohio and Tradewater Rivers in the southwest region of Kentucky. The county was created by the state legislature on April 1, 1842, coming from a portion of Livingston County. Once established, it became the state’s 91st county and was named for John J Crittenden who was a former U.S. senator, attorney general, and governor of Kentucky. According to records, it measures out at 371 square miles, only a mere 8,915 residents call Crittenden County, KY home.