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Knox County, Kentucky Overview

Knox County is located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. The county was formed in 1799 and named after Henry Knox, the former United States Secretary of War (1785–94). The county seat is Barbourville. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 31,790 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 388 square miles of which 386 square miles is land and 1.5 square miles is water. Knox County borders the following counties: Clay County to the northeast; Bell County to the southeast; Whitley County to the southwest and Laurel County to the northwest. Knox County has 18 zip codes. The zip codes are 40903, 40906, 40915, 40921, 40923, 40701, 40935, 40943, 40734, 40946, 40949, 40953, 40759, 40982, 40763, 40995, 40997 and 40771. The most populated zip code is 40906.

Knox County Clerk’s Office Information

Knox County Clerk’s Office is responsible for vehicles licenses, recording land and legal documents, issuing marriage licenses, notary public bonds, fishing and hunting licenses, and collecting delinquent taxes. The Clerk registers voters, holds elections, and performs other duties pertaining to elections. The Knox County Land Records department is responsible for recording legal documents according to the Kentucky Revised Statutes. Documents recorded in the Clerk’s office include mortgages, deeds, wills, marriage licenses, liens, releases and corporate records. The Knox County Land Records department has records that date back to 1792. The records are open to the public and can be viewed online or by visiting the clerk’s office in person during office hours.

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

401 Court Square
Suite 102
Barbourville, KY 40906-1463
Email: mike.corey@ky.gov
Phone: (606) 546-3568
Fax: (606) 546-3589
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Mike Corey is the Knox County Clerk. He can be contacted at (606) 546-3568 or emailed at mike.corey@ky.gov

Knox, KY Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200929,327
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200917,744
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009100
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200910
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009259
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,587
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009154
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009344
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20091,620
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200975
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200915
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20092,191
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009387
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200935
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200943
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200928
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009364
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-200966
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009116
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200944
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20094,064
Knox County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Knox 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:Knox County Marriage License
Location:401 Court Square, Barbourville, Kentucky, 40906
Phone:606-546-3568

Knox County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 401 Court Square #102, Barbourville, KY 40906, United States
Phone: 606-546-3568

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