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

Letcher County, Kentucky Overview

Letcher County is located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. The county was formed in 1842 and named after Robert P. Letcher, the fifteenth Governor of Kentucky (1840–44). The county seat is Whitesburg. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 23,619 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 339 square miles of which 338 square miles is land and 1.1 square miles is water. Letcher County borders the following counties: Knott County to the northwest; Pike County to the northeast; Wise County, Virginia to the southeast; Harlan County to the south and Perry County to the southwest. Letcher County has 26 zip codes. The zip codes are 41804, 41517, 41731, 41810, 40823, 41812, 40826, 41815, 41819, 41821, 41824, 41825, 41537, 41826, 41832, 41833, 41837, 41835, 41838, 41840, 40862, 41845, 41848, 41849, 41855 and 41858. The most populated zip code is 41858.

Letcher County Court Clerk’s Office Information

The Letcher County Clerk performs clerical duties of the fiscal court, issues marriage licenses, motor vehicle licenses, fishing and hunting licenses, and collects delinquent property taxes. The County Clerk also registers voters and conducts all elections in the county. The County Clerk also records and preserves land and legal records which include deeds, condominiums, corporate records, fixture and other UCC filings, land records fees, land use restrictions, liens, mortgages, plats, releases, and wills.

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

156 Main Street
Whitesburg, KY 41858
Phone: (606) 633-2432
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and Saturday, 8:30a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Winston Meade is the Letcher County Court Clerk. He can be contacted at (606) 633-2432.

Letcher County Fiscal Court Clerk’s Office Information

​The County Clerk of any Kentucky County has the option of serving as the Clerk of the Fiscal Court. The duties of the Fiscal Court Clerk is to attend all meetings of the Fiscal Court, keep a full and correct record of its proceedings, attest to official documents approved by the court, and perform such other duties as the Fiscal Court may prescribe. The Fiscal Court is a court of record. Minutes of the proceedings of each meeting shall be prepared and submitted for approval at the next succeeding meeting. Every official action of the Fiscal Court shall be made a part of the permanent records of the county and filed in the office of the Letcher County Clerk. The County Budget Ordinance and all other County Ordinances should be recorded at the County Clerk’s Office.

The physical address of the Letcher County Fiscal Court Clerk’s Office is:

156 Main Street, Suite 107
Whitesburg, KY 41858
Phone: (606) 633-2129
Fax: (606) 633-7105
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Courtney Baker is the Letcher County Fiscal Court Clerk. She can be contacted at (606) 633-2129.

Letcher County Circuit and District Court Clerk’s Office Information

The primary responsibility of the Circuit court clerks is managing the records of Circuit and District courts.

The physical address of the Letcher County Circuit and District Court Clerk’s Office is:

156 Main Street
Whitesburg, KY 41858
Phone: (606) 633-7559 (Circuit) or (606) 633-1048 (District) or (606) 633-8810 (Driver’s License).
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30a.m. – 4:00p.m.

Larry D. Adams is the Letcher County Circuit and District Court Clerk. He can be contacted at (606) 633-7559 or (606) 633-1048.

Letcher, KY Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200919,649
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20098,343
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200918
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200931
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200962
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009594
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20092,317
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200914
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-200996
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200912
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20091,689
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200910
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20091,735
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009151
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200912
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200973
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200979
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009491
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009260
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009196
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 - 2005-20093,260
Letcher County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Letcher 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:Letcher County Marriage License
Location:156 Main Street, Whitesburg, Kentucky, 41858
Phone:606-633-2432

Letcher County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 156 Main St #102, Whitesburg, KY 41858, United States
Phone: 606-633-2432

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