Bullitt County History

Bullitt County Census Count 1870-1950

In the censuses taken from 1870 through 1950, Bullitt County was divided into four districts which were named as follows: (1) Shepherdsville, (2) Mt. Washington, (3) Leaches, and (4) Pine Tavern. In some census years, separate counts were given for communities within the districts, but these count were included within the district totals.

These population statistics were taken from United States Bureau of the Census reports.

County Population1134995118868932894879602829185217781
District 1-Shepherdsville497735153383300330043102362137533079
   Shepherdsville Town933762633520518377351299267
District 2-Mt. Washington244321071632211120122182141914591400
   Mt. Washington Town-----1893327387340
District 3-Leaches130611901103131714871500128913251155
District 4-PineTavern262326992750289729842818196219842147
   Lebanon Junction124311411267882807599---
   Pitt's Point--------98

The map sections shown below were drawn on a 1937 county road map and show the districts as drawn for the 1950 census. You may see these sections in greater detail by following this link.

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The Bullitt County History Museum, a service of the Bullitt County Genealogical Society, is located in the county courthouse at 300 South Buckman Street (Highway 61) in Shepherdsville, Kentucky. The museum, along with its research room, is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Saturday appointments are available by calling 502-921-0161 during our regular weekday hours. Admission is free. The museum, as part of the Bullitt County Genealogical Society, is a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization and is classified as a 509(a)2 public charity. Contributions and bequests are deductible under section 2055, 2106, or 2522 of the Internal Revenue Code. Page last modified: 02 Apr 2024 . Page URL: bullittcountyhistory.org/bchistory/census/census04.html