Lookup Public Records in Bell County, Kentucky. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Bell County, Kentucky Overview
Bell County is located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. The county was formed in 1867 and named after Joshua Fry Bell, Kentucky legislator (1862–67). The county seat is Pineville. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 27,885 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 361 square miles of which 359 square miles is land and 2.1 square miles is water. Bell County borders the following counties: Clay County to the north; Leslie County to the northeast; Harlan County to the east; Lee County, Virginia to the southeast; Claiborne County, Tennessee to the south; Whitley County to the southwest and Knox County to the northwest. Bell County has 11 zip codes. The zip codes are 40902, 40913, 40813, 40939, 40940, 40845, 40958, 40965, 40856, 40977 and 40988. The most populated zip code is 40965.
Bell County Clerk’s Office Information
The Bell County Clerk’s Office offers many services including vehicle tag renewals, title transfers, vehicle registrations, and motor vehicle transactions. The Clerk is also responsible for recording and maintaining all public records pertaining to the county. Documents that are recorded and preserved are deeds, mortgages, liens, and marriage licenses. Other responsibilities of the Clerk’s Office include voter registration, administering all elections, recording all land records, issuing fishing and hunting licenses, notary bonds and processing delinquent real estate taxes. Land records include deeds, condominiums, corporate records, fixture and other UCC filings, land records fees, land use restrictions, liens, mortgages, plats, releases, and wills.
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 Bell 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.
The physical address of the Bell County Clerk’s Office is:
Bell County Clerk
P.O. Box 157
Pineville, KY 40977
The physical address of the Bell County Clerk’s Office, Pineville is:
101 Courthouse Square
Pineville, KY 40977
Phone: (606) 337-6143 or (606) 337-6144
Fax: (606) 337-6118 (Deed Room) or (606) 337-5415 (Motor Vehicle)
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
The physical address of the Bell County Clerk’s Office, Middlesboro is:
1475 Highway 25E
Middlesboro, KY 40965
Phone: (606) 248-1172
Fax: (606) 248-1282
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Debbie Gambrel is the Bell County Clerk. She can be contacted at (606) 337-6143 or (606) 337-6144 or emailed at firstname.lastname@example.org
Bell County Clerk’s Office Staffs:
Pineville Clerk’s Office Deputy Clerks:
- Jennifer Barnett
- Regina Partin
- Kayla Carnes
- Lisa Grubbs
- Katie Jones
- Janice Gipson
Middlesboro Clerk’s Office Deputy Clerks:
Bell County Court Clerk’s Office Information
The physical address of the Bell County Court Clerk’s Office is:
P.O. Box 156
Pineville, KY 40977
Phone: (606) 337-6143
Fax: (606) 337-5415
|Bell County Marriage License Office|
In order to obtain a marriage license in Bell 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:||Bell County Marriage License|
|Location:||101 Courthouse Square, Suite 200, Pineville, Kentucky, 40977|
Bell County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office
Address: 101 Courthouse Square # 200, Pineville, KY 40977, United States