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Fayette County Street and Residential Directories

The Kentucky Room's collections contain Lexington's residential directories going back over 200 years, and are some of the most useful resources for researchers looking for family information, neighborhood histories, and house histories.

Viewable Fayette County directories

  • 1912 Fayette County Rural Directory
  • 1923 Lexington Cross Directory
  • 1933 Lexington Telephone Directory
  • 1940 Fayette County Rural Directory
  • 1942 Lexington Street Directory
  • 1942 Lexington Business and Professional Directory
  • 1956 Lexington Street Directory

** Digitized residential directories from 1808-1920 can be accessed through UK's digital archive, .

1940 Fayette County rural directory cover
1933 Lexington phone book detail
1923 directory yellow pages automobile ad

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