Genealogy & Local History

Genealogy Search Requests

Genealogy Research Policy

Explore Lincoln County history through these recorded interviews. Transcripts are provided for select recordings.

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.

Explore the Kentucky Room at Lincoln County Public Library for local history and genealogy resources.