Genealogy and Local History

Genealogy and Local HistoryThe Genealogy & Local History Annex is located at  111 South Main Street in Greenville. Our hours are as follows:

Monday 9am – 7pm
Tuesday – Friday 9am – 5pm (Closed for Lunch 12pm-1pm)
Saturday 9am – 1pm


  • Leader-News and Times-Argus newspapers on Microfilm (1934 to the present plus 1926 -1927 Central City Argus microfilm)
  • Extensive collection of family genealogy books and local county history and genealogy materials
  • Significant collection of other counties’ history and genealogy books and including other states
  • Access to with helpful assistance from knowledgeable staff
  • Sizable collection of local high school yearbooks
  • Detailed Sanborn maps of Greenville and Central City
  • Extensive vertical files containing family records, research notes, newspaper clippings and pamphlets pertaining to towns, businesses and citizens of the area
  • Church histories including clippings and photographs
  • Cemetery records
  • Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Civil War, World War I & World War II Info
  • Kentucky Death Certificates (1911 – 1961)
  • Public access computer for genealogical research
  • Births/Deaths Information for Kentucky (1911 – 1999) on CD-ROM
  • Muhlenberg County Historical Photographs CD for sale at the Annex


Heritage Quest Online

Use at home online with your library card!

Research service is available for out-of-county residents for a fee of $20 per hour ($5 minimum), plus copies and postage charges.

Annex staff will also answer inquiries by phone or email. Call (270) 338-5388 for more information.