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

Hancock County, Kentucky Overview

Hancock County is located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. The county was formed in 1829 and named after John Hancock, a signer of the Declaration of Independence. The county seat is Hawesville. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 8,687 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 199 square miles of which 188 square miles is land and 11 square miles is water. Hancock County borders the following counties: Spencer County, Indiana to the northwest; Perry County, Indiana to the northeast; Breckinridge County to the southeast; Ohio County to the south and Daviess County to the west. Hancock County has five zip codes. The zip codes are 42343, 42348, 42351, 42366 and 42368. The most populated zip code is 42348.

Hancock County Clerk’s Office Information

The main responsibilities of the Hancock County Clerk’s Office are vehicle registration, repossession, issuing handicap placards, issuing marriage licenses, fishing, and hunting licenses, and collecting delinquent taxes. The County Clerk also records and maintains various land and legal documents. These records include deeds, condominiums, corporate records, fixture and other UCC filings, land records fees, land use restrictions, liens, mortgages, plats, releases, veteran’s discharges, and wills. The Clerk’s Office also provides notary services. The Clerk is also responsible for voter registration, absentee ballots, fixing polling locations, holding elections, announcing election results, etc. Recorded documents at the Clerk’s Office are public records and open to the general public and can be accessed online or by visiting the County Clerk’s office in person during office hours.

The mailing address of the Hancock County Clerk’s Office is:

225 Main Cross Street
P.O. Box 146
Hawesville, KY 42348

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

225 Main Cross Street
Hawesville, KY 42348
Email: trina.ogle@ky.gov
Phone: (270) 927-6117
Fax: (270) 927-8639
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Trina Ogle is the Hancock County Clerk. She can be contacted at (270) 927-6117 or emailed at trina.ogle@ky.gov

Hancock, KY Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-20097,528
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20092,558
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200922
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200927
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009127
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009932
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200941
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009343
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20091,376
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20093
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009796
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200958
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20093
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20092
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20095
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200942
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009138
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-200955
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20099
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200911
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20093
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-2009963
Hancock County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Hancock 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:Hancock County Marriage License
Location:225 Main Cross St., Hawesville, Kentucky, 42348
Phone:270-927-6117

Hancock County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 225 Main Cross St, Hawesville, KY 42348, United States
Phone: 270-927-6117

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