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New Owen County, Kentucky   Owen County, Kentucky   Owen County, Kentucky
  Owen formed from pieces of Gallatin, Scott, Franklin and Pendleton, 1819.   Owen loses area to Franklin Co., 1820.   Owen gains area from Gallatin, 1821.
           
  Owen County, Kentucky       Owen County, Kentucky
  Owen gains area from Gallatin, 1827       Owen loses area to Grant, 1876.
  Owen County boundaries as evolved over the years. In addition to the changes mapped, there was a minor change in 1862 to accommodate a property owner

 

Owen County, Kentucky Owen County, Kentucky Owen County, Kentucky
Owen County, 1889
Red lines are proposed railroads
Owen County, Kentucky, 1935
red lines are roads,
  black lines are railroads
Owen County, Kentucky
Magisterial Districts in 1940

 

Owen County, Kentucky Owen County, Kentucky

         Maps of Owen County by B. Hardin, as a part of
The WPA Writer's Project in the 1930's

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Gratz. Kentucky New Liberty, Kentucky Monterey, Ky. Lusby's Mill,
Gratz New Liberty, Monterey

Lusby's Mill

 

Owenton Scene Around Owen County Around Owen County Around Owen County Around Owen County
Owenton Dallasburg(Wheatley) Poplar Grove New Columbus Sparta
Town maps from the 1888 Lake Atlas of Owen County

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Vevay South Sanders Glencoe    
Tiny Wester Tip(1952) Sanders (1951) Poplar Grove (1950)    
         
Worthville New Liberty Owenton Lawrenceville  
Moxley (1952) New Liberty (1950) Owenton (1950) Lusby's Mill (1950)  
         
  Gratz Monterey New Columbus Sadieville
  Gratz (1950) Monterey (1950) Mountain Island (1953) Eastern Tip
         
    Switzer Stamping Ground  
    Tackett's Mill (1954) Harmony (1953)  
Complete set of 7.5 topographic maps of Owen County from the 1950's

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Owenton Sanborn Owenton Sanborn
These detailed maps of Owenton from 1898 are Sanborn Fire Maps, originally created to assist insurance companies assess risk for underwriting fire insurance, hence “fire maps.” These we've downloaded from the Library of Congress' site for Sanborns. They also had maps at that site for Owenton from 1885 and 1893.

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1931 Geological Survey Map

 

Owen County, Kentucky Owen County, Kentucky
Geology Map of Owen
 County, 1949
The Abandoned Pliocene
channel of the Kentucky River

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Owen County, Kentucky Owen County, Kentucky Owen County, Kentucky Owen County, Kentucky
Kentucky River Navigation  charts, with some nice details.  These are continued from the Carroll County pages, here.

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