Place:Bedford, Trimble, Kentucky, United States

Watchers


NameBedford
TypeCity
Coordinates38.592°N 85.317°W
Located inTrimble, Kentucky, United States
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia

Bedford is a 6th-class city in Trimble County, Kentucky, in the United States. The population was 677 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Trimble County.

It is located at the junction of U.S. Routes 42 and 421. It was named for Bedford, Virginia, former home of the first settler, Richard Bell, who built a house near what he called Bedford Spring in 1805. The town was founded in 1816 and first incorporated in 1850. Following its loss of city status, it was reïncorporated in 1946.

Research Tips


This page uses content from the English Wikipedia. The original content was at Bedford, Kentucky. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with WeRelate, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.