Bullitt County History

Geography Maps

Hilly Land in Bullitt County

Hilly Land in Bullitt County

This map uses a slope of 15 degrees to define the parts of the county that can be classified as hilly. It is possible to tell where many of the streams are located by looking at the paths of the non-hilly land.

Bullitt County Watersheds

Bullitt County Watersheds

This map shows the major and minor watersheds in the county, and also shows the extent of the flood plain.

Bullitt County Waterways

Bullitt County Waterways

This map identifies by name the main rivers and streams in the county. As you can see, the entire county is drained by the Salt River which then flows into the Ohio River.


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The Bullitt County History Museum, a service of the Bullitt County Genealogical Society, is located in the county courthouse at 300 South Buckman Street (Highway 61) in Shepherdsville, Kentucky. The museum, along with its research room, is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; and from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday. Admission is free. The museum, as part of the Bullitt County Genealogical Society, is a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization and is classified as a 509(a)2 public charity. Contributions and bequests are deductible under section 2055, 2106, or 2522 of the Internal Revenue Code. Page last modified: 13 Jul 2015 . Page URL: bullittcountyhistory.org/bchistory/geography.html