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

Carter County, Kentucky Overview

Carter County is located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. The county was formed in 1838 and named after William Grayson Carter, who was a Kentucky state senator. The county seat is Grayson. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 27,202 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 412 square miles of which 409 square miles is land and 2.6 square miles is water. Carter County borders the following counties: Greenup County to the northeast; Boyd County to the east; Lawrence County to the southeast; Elliott County to the south; Rowan County to the southwest and Lewis County to the northwest. Carter County has seven zip codes. The zip codes are 41143, 41142, 41146, 41164, 41173, 41181 and 41132. The most populated zip code is 41143.

Carter County Clerk’s Office Information

The responsibilities of the Clerk’s Office are issuing licenses such marriage licenses, fishing, and hunting licenses, maintaining legal records and county records, preparation of county tax bills, and collection of delinquent real estate taxes. The Clerk’s Office is also responsible for voter registration, conducting all elections in the county, and other election-related duties including maintaining written certifications of oaths of office. The clerks also serve as clerks of the fiscal court. The Clerk’s Office is also responsible for recording and maintaining various land records such as deeds, mortgages, liens, assumed names, articles of incorporation, wills, etc. Records maintained by the Clerk’s Office are public records and available to the general public for inspection. Public records can be assessed by visiting the Clerk’s Office in person during office hours or online. Copies of deeds and marriage licenses can be obtained at the Clerk’s office for 50 cents.

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

300 West Main Street
Grayson, KY 41143
Phone: (606) 474-5188
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and Saturday, 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Mike Johnston is the Carter County Clerk. He can be contacted at (606) 474-5188.

Carter County Circuit Clerk’s Office Information

The Carter County Circuit Clerk’s Office provides various services such as drivers’ licenses, the filing of all legal documents and proceedings, small claims, probates, payment of all court costs and fines, organ donor information, children’s ids, etc.

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

Justice Center
100 Main Street
Grayson, KY 41143
Phone: (606) 474-5191
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and Saturday, 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Larry Thompson is the Carter County Circuit Clerk. He can be contacted at (606) 474-5191.

Carter County Elected County Officials

Mike Malone, County Judge Executive
300 West Main Street
Room 227
Grayson, KY 41143
Email: cartercountyky@gmail.com
Phone: (606) 474-5366
Fax: (606) 474-6991

Brian Bayes, County Attorney

Jason Greer, Assistant County Attorney
Phone: (606) 474-5081

Jeff May, Sheriff
Phone: (606) 474-5616

Beth Justice, Treasurer
Phone: (606) 474-9551

William Waddell, Coroner
P.O. Box 1599
Olive Hill KY 41164
Phone: (606) 286-5306
Cell: (606) 369-0595
Fax: (606) 286-0075

R. W. Boggs, Jailer
13 Crossbar Road
Grayson, KY 41143
Phone: (606) 475-1606
Probation/Parole: (606) 474-6141

Leslie Kiser, Property Valuation Administrator
Email: CarterPVA@ky.gov
Phone: (606) 474-5663
Fax: (606) 474-2473
Website: carterpva.com

Chris Huddle, Magistrate District 1
Phone: (606) 474-8674 or (606) 316-4366

James Wilburn, Magistrate District 2
Phone: (606) 474-6937

Mark Miller, Magistrate District 3
Phone: (606) 474-0968 or (606) 923-8020

Nick Barker, Magistrate District 4
Phone: (606) 255-6121

Brandon Burton, Magistrate District 5
Phone: (606) 286-8846

James Felty, Constable District 1
Phone: (606) 474-6311

Danny Davis, Constable District 2
Phone: (606) 475-0426

Johnny Gifford, Constable District 3
Phone: (606) 255-1005

George Kiser, Constable District 4
Phone: (606) 286-4025

Phillip Blevins, Constable District 5
Phone: (606) 286-2622

Carter, KY Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200925,521
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20095,106
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200929
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200916
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20095
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009594
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20093,284
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200984
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009371
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200964
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20093,669
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200937
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200985
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20094,521
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009234
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200951
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009121
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20099
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009519
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009743
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200928
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200973
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009125
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20095,668
Carter County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Carter 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:Carter County Marriage License
Location:300 West Main Street, Grayson, Kentucky, 41143
Phone:606-474-5188

Carter County Clerk Office
County Government Office

Address: 300 W Main St #232, Grayson, KY 41143, United States
Phone: 606-474-5188

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