County Named, 1799
Breckinridge County courthouse lawn, Hardinsburg, KY
+37.78124, -86.4612937°46'52" N, 86°27'41" W
"For John Breckinridge, 1760-1806. Attorney General of Ky., 1793-97. Representative in Kentucky Legislature, 1797-1801. Coauthor with Jefferson of 1798 Kentucky Resolutions, opposing U.S. Alien and Sedition Acts. Appointed Attorney General of the U.S. in 1805. He was a key figure in the writing of the Kentucky Constitution, 1799. He served in the U.S. Senate, 1801-05."
- April 23, 2011: Added by Bill Eichelberger