Webster County, Kentucky was formed 1 July 1860 from Henderson, Union and Hopkins Counties and was named for Daniel Webster, the orator and statesman.
Webster County reached its highest population in 1910 when it had 20,974 people living within its borders. The population was 13,453 in 2013.
The county seat is Dixon, which had a population of 632 in 2000. The largest town in Webster County is Providence, which had a population of 3,193 in 2010.
Published 7 August 2015, Western Kentucky Genealogy, http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/