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Franklin County, Kentucky Overview

Franklin County is located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. The county was formed in 1794 and named after Benjamin Franklin, the signer of the declaration of independence and one of the founding fathers of the U.S. The county seat is Frankfort. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 49,648 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 212 square miles of which 208 square miles is land and 4.3 square miles is water. Franklin County borders the following counties: Owen County to the north; Scott County to the east; Woodford County to the southeast; Anderson County to the south; Shelby County to the west and Henry County to the northwest. Franklin County has six zip codes. The zip codes are 40003, 40601, 40604, 40347, 40379 and 40076. The most populated zip code is 40601.

Franklin County Clerk’s Office Information

The responsibilities of the Franklin County Clerk’s Office issuing marriage licenses, notary applications and certifications, fishing and hunting licenses, veteran’s discharge, handicap placards, and liquor licenses. Other responsibilities of the County Clerk’s Office are voter registration, holding elections, recording land records, motor vehicle licensing, and collecting 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. All the recorded documents at the Clerk’s Office are public records and open to the general public for inspection. Public records can be accessed online or by visiting the County Clerk’s office in person during office hours.

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

315 West Main St.
Frankfort, KY 40602
Email: Jeff.hancock@ky.gov
Phone: (502) 875-8702
Fax: (502) 875-8718
Office Hours: Monday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. and Tuesday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Jeff Hancock is the Franklin County Clerk. He can be contacted at (502) 875-8702 or emailed at Jeff.hancock@ky.gov

Franklin, KY Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200950,547
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20098,777
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200927
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009508
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200944
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200915
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009881
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20096,605
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009482
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009942
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200995
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20097,534
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200923
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200973
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20097,538
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009771
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200913
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200958
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009309
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200942
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200996
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20091,236
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20091,365
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20098
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009168
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009193
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009106
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200945
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009312
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200943
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200911,954
Franklin County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Franklin 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:Franklin County Marriage License
Location:315 West Main Street, Frankfort, Kentucky, 40601
Phone:502-875-8702

Franklin County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 315 W Main St, Frankfort, KY 40601, United States
Phone: 502-875-8702

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