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

Breathitt County, Kentucky Overview

Breathitt County is located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. The county was formed in 1839 and named after John Breathitt, eleventh Governor of Kentucky. The county seat is Jackson. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 13,545 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 495 square miles of which 492 square miles is land and 2.9 square miles is water. Breathitt County borders the following counties: Wolfe County to the northwest; Magoffin County to the northeast; Knott County to the east; Perry County to the southeast; Owsley County to the southwest and Lee County to the west. Breathitt County has nine zip codes. The zip codes are 41311, 41314, 41301, 41317, 41339, 41348, 41366, 41385 and 41390. The most populated zip code is 41339.

Breathitt County Clerk’s Office Information

The Breathitt County Clerk’s Office is responsible for motor vehicle licensing, titling of motor vehicles, voter registration, county elections, collecting delinquent taxes, issuing marriage licenses, fishing and hunting licenses, Notary Public bonds, and maintaining all county records. Land records include deeds, condominiums, corporate records, UCC filings, land records fees, land use restrictions, liens, mortgages, plats, releases, and wills.

The public is allowed to inspect the records. To access public records online, you will have to visit the Breathitt County Clerk’s website or visit the Clerk’s Office in person during office hour. You are required to present the clerk with a written request before being allowed to access the public records.

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

1137 Main St
Jackson, KY 41339
Phone: (606) 666-3800
Fax: (606) 666-3813
Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Saturday, and Wednesday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Mary Lois Stevens is the Breathitt County Clerk. She can be contacted at (606) 666-3800.

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

1137 Main Street
Jackson, KY 41339
Phone: (606) 666-5768

James E. Turner II is the Breathitt County Clerk. He can be contacted at (606) 666-5768.

Breathitt County Elected Officials

J.L. Smith (D), Judge Executive
Breathitt County Courthouse
1137 Main Street
Jackson, KY 41339
Email: breathittjudgeexec@gmail.com
Phone: (606) 666-3800 ext. 224
Fax: (606) 666-3813

Donnie Bush (D), Magistrate, District 1
415 Peggs Fork Road
Campton, KY 41301
Phone: (606) 666-0056

Roy Darrell Herald (D), Magistrate, District 2
415 Peggs Fork Road
Campton, KY 41301

Ray Moore, Magistrate, District 3
415 Peggs Fork Road
Campton, KY 41301

Ellis Tincher (D), Magistrate, District 4
15 Brintni Lane
Jackson, KY 41339
Phone: (606) 666-8049

Lottie Hutchinson, Assistant to Judge Executive
Breathitt County Courthouse
1137 Main Street
Jackson, KY 41339
Email: HutchinsonLottie@gmail.com
Phone: (606) 666-3800 ext. 224

James E. Turner II, Circuit Court Clerk
1137 Main Street
Jackson, KY 41339
Phone: (606) 666-5768

Gary Salyers (D), County Attorney
Phone: (606) 666-3800 ext. 251
Fax: (606) 666-4434

Ray Clemons (D), Sheriff
Phone: (606) 666-3800 ext. 230
Fax: (606) 666-3806

James Elliot Turner (D), Jailer
Breathitt County Jail
Phone: (606) 666-3800 ext. 242
Fax: (606) 666-0047

Ervine Allen, Jr. (D), Property Valuation Administrator (PVA)
Email: ervine.allenjr@ky.gov
Phone: (606) 666-7973
Fax: (606) 666-7325

George Griffith (D), Coroner
1137 Main Street, Suite 111
Jackson, KY 41339
Phone: (606) 666-3800 ext. 248
Fax: (606) 666-0047

Jake Combs (D), County Surveyor
572 Cockrell Fork Road
Lost Creek, KY 41348
Phone: (606) 666-2228

Breathitt County Departments and Agencies

Breathitt County E-911 Coordinator and Finance Officer
Crystal Gail Deaton
1137 Main Street, Suite 205
Jackson, KY 41339
Email: cgdeaton@setel.com
Phone: (606) 666-3800, Ext. 227
Fax: (606) 666-3820

Breathitt County Health Department
955 Highway 30 West
Jackson, KY 41339
Phone: (606) 666-5274

Environmental Services
359 Broadway
Jackson, KY 41339
Phone: (606) 666-4601

Emergency Management
Chris Friley
1137 Main Street
Jackson, KY 41339
Phone: (606) 666-3803/9000
Fax: (606) 666-2415

Division of Child Support Enforcement
North Jackson Plaza
Jackson, KY 41339
Phone: (606) 666-5927

Bridgette Gross, Security Supervisor, Maintenance Garage
Email: bridgette@breathitt.uskygov.com
Phone: (606) 666-3815

Wanda Kay Barnett, Occupational Tax Administrator
P.O. Box 2
Email: kayab_2000@yahoo.com
Phone: (606) 666-3800 ext. 236

Charlotte Bailey, County Treasurer
Email: cbailey@setel.com
Phone: (606) 666-3800 ext. 226
Fax: (606) 666-3824

Solid Waste Coordinator
Calvin L. Saum II
Mailing Address:
1137 Main Street Ste. 203
Jackson, KY 41339

Office Address:
Maintenance Garage
434 Highway 1812 North
Jackson, KY 41339
Email: bcswc@setel.com
Phone: (606) 666-3818
Fax: (606) 666-3819

Breathitt County Department and Agencies Website:


Breathitt County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Breathitt 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:Breathitt County Marriage License
Location:1137 Main Street, Jackson, Kentucky, 41339

Breathitt County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 1137 Main St #202, Jackson, KY 41339, United States
Phone: 606-666-3810

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