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

Madison County, Kentucky Overview

Madison County is located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. The county was formed in 1785 and named after James Madison, President of the United States (1809–17). The county seat is Richmond. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2010, the county has a population of approximately 85,590 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 443 square miles of which 437 square miles is land and 6.0 square miles is water. Madison County borders the following counties: Fayette County to the north; Clark County to the northeast; Powell County to the northeast (1/4 mile wide strip of land); Estill County to the east; Jackson County to the southeast; Rockcastle County to the south; Garrard County to the southwest and Jessamine County to the northwest. Madison County has five zip codes. The zip codes are 40403, 40404, 40461, 40475 and 40385. The most populated zip code is 40475.

Madison County Clerk’s Office Information

The main responsibilities of the County Clerk’s Office are vehicle registration, repossession, issuing handicap placards, issuing marriage licenses, fishing, and hunting licenses. The County Clerk’s Office is also responsible for collecting delinquent property tax bills. The County Clerk is also responsible for recording and maintaining various land and legal documents including 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 and handles 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 filing/recording fee schedule of Madison County Clerk’s Office can be found in the following link:

Kenny Barger is the County Clerk of Madison County. Barger can be contacted at (859) 624-4703.

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

P.O. Box 1270
Richmond, KY 40476

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

101 W. Main St.
Richmond, KY 40475
Phone: (859) 624-4703
Fax: (859) 624-4954
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Berea Office:
304 Chestnut St.
Berea, KY 40403
Phone: (859) 986-1460
Fax: (859) 985-8618
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Madison County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Madison 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:Madison County Marriage License
Location:101 West Main Street, Richmond, Kentucky, 40475

Madison County Clerk’s Office

Address: 101 W MAIN STREET Richmond, KY 40475
Phone: (859) 624-4703

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