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

Whitley County, Kentucky Overview

Whitley County is located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. The county was formed in 1818 and named after William Whitley, a Kentucky pioneer. The county seat is Williamsburg. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 35,766 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 445 square miles of which 438 square miles is land and 7.3 square miles is water. Whitley County borders the following counties: Laurel County to the north; Knox County to the northeast; Bell County to the east; Claiborne County, Tennessee to the southeast; Campbell County, Tennessee to the south; McCreary County to the west. Whitley County has seven zip codes. The zip codes are 40906, 40701, 40940, 40759, 40763, 40769 and 40771. The most populated zip code is 40769.

Whitley County Clerk’s Office Information

The Whitley County Clerk performs various clerical duties of the fiscal court, issues motor vehicle licenses, marriage licenses, fishing and hunting licenses, collects delinquent property taxes, registers and purges voter rolls, and conducts all elections in the county. The County Clerk also records and maintains various land and legal records which includes deeds, condominiums, corporate records, fixture and other UCC filings, land records fees, land use restrictions, liens, mortgages, plats, releases, and wills. The County Clerk also notarizes of various legal documents.

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

P.O. Box 8
Williamsburg, KY 40769

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

200 Main Street
Room 2
Williamsburg, KY 40769
Phone: (606) 549-6002 or (606) 549-6003
Fax: (606) 549-2790
Office Hours: Monday, 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Tuesday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Kay Schwartz is the Whitley County Clerk. She can be contacted at (606) 549-6002 or (606) 549-6003.

Whitley County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office Information

The Whitley County Circuit Court Clerk maintains records of the Circuit Court, issues drivers licenses, collects traffic tickets, fines and court cost from court appearances. The Circuit Court Clerk also files proceedings for divorce, file small claims cases, and probate wills.

The mailing address of the Whitley County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office is:

P.O. Box 329
Williamsburg, KY 40769

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

100 Main Street
Williamsburg, KY 40769
Phone: (606) 549-2973 or (606) 549-5162
Fax: (606) 549-3393
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Gary Barton is the Whitley County Circuit Court Clerk. He can be contacted at (606) 549-2973 or (606) 549-5162.

Whitley County Elected Officials

Colan Harrell, Whitley County Sheriff
P.O. Box 118
Williamsburg, KY 40769
Phone: (606) 549-6006 or (606) 549-6007
Website to access current tax bills: http://www.wcsdky.us/
Office Hours: Monday, 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Tuesday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Andy Croley, Whitley County Coroner
P.O. Box 478
Williamsburg, KY 40769
Phone: (606) 549-1234
Fax: (606) 549-1236
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Brian Lawson, Whitley County Jailer
P.O. Box 179
Williamsburg, KY 40769
Phone: (606) 549-6013 or (606) 549-6027
Fax: (606) 549-6031
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Jail Hours: 24 hours per day

Ronnie Moses, Whitley County Property Valuation Administrator
200 Main Street, Suite 1 (Courthouse)
Williamsburg, KY 40769
Phone: (606) 549-6008 or (606) 549-6009
Fax: (606) 549-6042
Office Hours: Monday, 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Tuesday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Lonnie Foley, 1st District Constable
P.O. Box 237
Williamsburg, KY 40769
Phone: (606) 549-6017

Ron “Bubba” Bowling, 2nd District Constable
P.O. Box 1090
Corbin, KY 40702
Phone: (606) 549-6017

Dorman Patrick, Jr., 3rd District Constable
P.O. Box 237
Williamsburg, KY 40769
Phone: (606) 549-6017

Andy Moses, 4th District Constable
P.O. Box 237
Williamsburg, KY 40769
Phone: (606) 549-6017

Whitley, KY Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200936,645
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200912,304
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200913
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009135
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200968
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009625
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20093,282
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009209
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009260
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200947
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20093,966
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200994
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200931
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20094,946
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009275
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200937
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009115
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200950
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009667
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009934
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200915
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200987
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009116
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009267
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009139
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20097,576
Whitley County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Whitley 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:Whitley County Marriage License
Location:805 Main Street, Williamsburg, Kentucky, 40769
Phone:606-549-6002

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