Genealogy & Local History

HeritageQuest® Online is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, convenient research guides, interactive census maps, and more.

Ancestry Library Edition can be accessed from home temporarily. You will use the Lincoln County KYVL username and password. For this information, contact us. Search historical newspapers from across the Southeast region (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, TN, VA, WV) in the library or from home with your library card number.

The Interior Journal (all available years) full text searchable database from is only available at the library.

Discover our in library Genealogy Resources


Genealogy Research Policy

Please also keep in mind that federal copyright laws may prevent us from fulfilling a request (we cannot photocopy an entire book, or significant portions of the book, without permission from the author and/or publisher).