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

Mercer County, Kentucky Overview

Mercer County is located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. The county was formed in 1785 and named after Hugh Mercer, the Revolutionary War hero who was killed at the Battle of Princeton. The county seat is Harrodsburg. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 21,349 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 253 square miles of which 249 square miles is land and 4.5 square miles is water. Mercer County borders the following counties: Anderson County to the north; Woodford County to the northeast; Jessamine County to the east; Garrard County to the southeast; Boyle County to the south and Washington County to the west. Mercer County has four zip codes. The zip codes are 40310, 40330, 40468 and 40372. The most populated zip code is 40330.

Mercer County Clerk’s Office Information

The County Clerk of Mercer County is responsible for issuing marriage, boat and motor vehicles, recording and keeping various legal records, registering and purging voter rolls, and conducting various election duties. The County Clerk also collects delinquent taxes and issues notary bonds. Land and legal documents recorded and maintained at the Mercer 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. Land records can also be viewed in person or online through the ecclix.com website.

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

P.O. Box 426
Harrodsburg, KY 40330

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

207 West Lexington Street,
Harrodsburg, KY 40330
Email: chris.horn@ky.gov
Phone: (859) 734-6312 or (859) 734-6310
Fax: (859) 734-6309
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Chris Horn is the Mercer County Clerk. He can be contacted at (859) 734-6312 or (859) 734-6310 or emailed at chris.horn@ky.gov

Mercer County Fiscal Court Clerk’s Office Information

The County Clerks of any Kentucky County can serve as the Clerk of the Fiscal Court. The Fiscal Court Clerk must attend all meetings of the Fiscal Court, keep full and accurate records of all of its proceedings, attest official documents approved by the court, and perform other duties as the Fiscal Court orders. The Fiscal Court is a court of record. The Fiscal Court of Mercer County consists of the County Judge/Executive and six magistrates representing six magisterial districts. 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 Mercer County Clerk. The County Budget Ordinance and all other County Ordinances shall be on file in the County Clerk’s Office.

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

207 W. Lexington St.
Harrodsburg, KY 40330
Email: mellis@mercerky.com
Phone: (859) 734-6326
Fax: (859) 734-6345
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Missey Ellis is the Mercer County Fiscal Court Clerk. She can be contacted at (859) 734-6326 or emailed at mellis@mercerky.com

Mercer, KY Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200921,561
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20096,794
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200961
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200914
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200910
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009227
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20092,346
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009115
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009376
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200910
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20092,585
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200918
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20096
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20093,178
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009307
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200955
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009134
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200912
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200915
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009607
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009428
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200998
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200946
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009229
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20093,843
Mercer County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Mercer 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:Mercer County Marriage License
Location:207 West Lexington Street, Harrodsburg, Kentucky, 40330
Phone:859-734-6310

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