Lookup Public Records in Barren CountyKentucky. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Barren County, Kentucky Overview

Barren County is located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. The county was formed in 1798 and named after The Barrens, a region of grassland in Kentucky. The county seat is Glasgow. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 43,027 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 500 square miles of which 488 square miles is land and 12 square miles is water. Barren County borders the following counties: Hart County to the north; Metcalfe County to the east; Monroe County to the southeast; Allen County to the southwest; Warren County to the west and Edmonson County to the northwest. Barren County has 11 zip codes. The zip codes are 42123, 42127, 42130, 42133, 42141, 42749, 42154, 42156, 42160, 42171 and 42166. The most populated zip code is 42141.

Barren County Clerk’s Office Information

The Barren County Clerk is responsible for maintaining all public records in the county. The County Clerk keeps records of documents that include various real estate documents including deeds, mortgages, tax liens, land records, property surveys, releases, leases, and other legal documents. Other documents include marriage, wills, and delinquent tax records. The County Clerk is also responsible for voter registrations and conducting all elections in the county. The Clerk also issues driving licenses, titling of vehicles, license plates, fishing and hunting licenses, insurance verifications, and collecting the tax and various other fees pertaining to vehicles registered in Kentucky. Other services provided by the County Clerk’s office are notary bonds.

Public records can be accessed either by visiting the County Clerk’s office in person during office hours or online. To search public records online, you will have to visit the Barren County Clerk’s website or visit the Clerk’s Office in person. Before you are allowed to access any records, you are required to present the clerk with a written request which will have details such as your name, your mailing address, email, phone number, and details of the records you are requesting.

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The physical address of the Barren County Clerk’s Office is:

117-1A North Public Square
Glasgow, KY 42141
Email: joanne.london@ky.gov
Phone: (270) 651-5200
Fax: (270) 651-1083

Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Joanne London is the Barren County Clerk. She can be contacted at (270) 651-5200 or emailed at joanne.london@ky.gov

Barren County Fiscal Court Clerk’s Office Information

Barren County Fiscal Court Clerk’s Office provides the following services:

  • Attend and record minutes of all meetings of Fiscal Court.
  • Prepare minutes for approval by Fiscal Court.
  • Distribute copies of minutes to Fiscal Court members, County Attorney, and County Treasurer for review prior to approval.
  • Index minutes for Fiscal Court Order Book.
  • Prepare county ordinances, orders, and resolutions.
  • Prepare all legal advertisements and submit to local newspapers.
  • Maintain the composite index of all county ordinances.
  • Maintain Fiscal Court Order Books.
  • Prepare correspondence relating to Fiscal Court.
  • Receive claims and prepare for Fiscal Court.
  • Enter claims in the computer system.
  • Prepare claims list for Fiscal Court.
  • After Fiscal Court approval, print checks for signature.
  • Maintain financial reports and compare with Treasurer at least once a month.
  • Prepare recurring claims for payment.
  • Receive money for deposit from County Treasurer to prepare deposit.
  • Prepare expenditure side of financial statements.
  • Prepare monthly check registers and warrant distribution registers
  • Reconcile appropriations ledgers with County Treasurer on a monthly basis.

    The physical address of the Barren County Fiscal Court Clerk’s Office is:

    117 North Public Square,
    Suite 1A
    Glasgow, KY 42141
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

    Barren, KY Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200935,244
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200910,381
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200926
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009292
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200930
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009749
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20094,213
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009284
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009535
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200974
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20094,259
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200933
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200938
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20093,089
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009440
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200912
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200976
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009275
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200936
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200914
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20091,051
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20091,508
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200912
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200941
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009102
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200928
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20096
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009226
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200946
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20097,167
    Barren County Marriage License Office
    In order to obtain a marriage license in Barren County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
    State Law:Marriage – Title XXXV, Chapter 402
    All State Statutes: Information is online at the State Website
    Office:Barren County Marriage License
    Location:117 North Public Square, Glasgow, Kentucky, 42141
    Phone:270-651-5200

    Barren County Clerk’s Office

    Address: 117-1A North Public Square – Glasgow, KY 42141
    Phone: 270-651-3783

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