SCOTT COUNTY, 1792
Formed out of a part of Woodford County, it was the second created after Kentucky became a state.
Named for Gen. Charles Scott, 1739-1813, Va. native. Officer in Revolution, saw service at Trenton, 1776, Germantown and Monmouth, 1777, Stony Point, 1779. Came to Ky. in 1785. Represented Woodford Co. in the Va. assembly, 1789-90. Fourth governor of Ky. 1808-12.