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

McCreary County, Kentucky Overview

McCreary County is located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. The county was formed in 1912 and named after James McCreary, the thirty-seventh Governor of Kentucky (1912–16). The county seat is Whitley City. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 17,989 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 431 square miles of which 427 square miles is land and 4.1 square miles is water. McCreary County borders the following counties: Pulaski County to the north; Laurel County to the northeast; Whitley County to the east; Campbell County, Tennessee to the southeast; Scott County, Tennessee to the south and Wayne County to the west. McCreary County has eight zip codes. The zip codes are 42631, 42634, 42635, 42638, 42647, 42649, 42653 and 40769. The most populated zip code is 42635.

McCreary County Clerk’s Office Information

The primary responsibilities of the McCreary County Clerk’s Office is issuing vehicle licenses, registering and titling vehicles, recording legal and land records, issuing marriage licenses, hunting/fishing licenses, notary bonds and collecting delinquent taxes. The legal and land document recorded and maintained by the McCreary County Clerk’s Office include deeds, condominiums, corporate records, fixture and other UCC filings, land records fees, land use restrictions, liens, mortgages, plats, releases, and wills. The County Clerk is also responsible for registering voters and elections in the county. The recorded documents at the Clerk’s Office can be accessed online or by visiting the County Clerk’s office in person during office hours.

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

P.O. Box 699
Whitley City, KY 42653

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

1 North Main Street
Whitley City, KY 42653
Email: eric.haynes@ky.gov
Phone: (606) 376-2411
Fax: (606) 376-3898
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon.

Eric Haynes is the McCreary County Clerk. He can be contacted at (606) 376-2411 or emailed at eric.haynes@ky.gov

McCreary, KY Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200913,946
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20092,082
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200932
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20099
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009285
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,205
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009294
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20091,185
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20092,713
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009235
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200966
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200965
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200916
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200911
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009491
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009164
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200928
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009107
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009106
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200934
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20094,785
McCreary County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in McCreary 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:McCreary County Marriage License
Location:1 North Main St., Whitley City, Kentucky, 42653
Phone:606-376-2411

McCreary County Clerk’s Office

Address: 1 North Main Street Whitley City, KY 42653
Phone: 606-376-2411

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