The Diocese of Kentucky was organized on July 8, 1829, at Christ Church, Lexington. The General Convention of 1895 divided the Diocese and created the Diocese of Lexington. The Diocese of Kentucky covers the western half of the state, including the following counties: Adair, Allen, Ballard, Barren, Breckinridge, Bullitt, Butler, Caldwell, Calloway, Carlisle, Carroll, Christian, Clinton, Crittenden, Cumberland, Daviess, Edmonson, Fulton, Graves, Grayson, Green, Hancock, Hardin, Hart, Henderson, Henry, Hickman, Hopkins, Jefferson, Larue, Livingston, Logan, Lyon, Marion, Marshall, McCracken, McLeane, Meade, Metcalfe, Monroe, Muhlenberg, Nelson, Ohio, Oldham, Russell, Shelby, Simpson, Spencer, Taylor, Todd, Trigg, Trimble, Union, Warren, Washington, and Webster. On May 24, 1894, Christ Church, Louisville, was set apart as Christ Church Cathedral.
Kentucky, Diocese of
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