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Carter County, KY Public Records

Circuit Court
100 E Main St
Carter County Justice Center
Grayson, KY 41143 courts.ky.gov/courts/clerks/Pages...
Hours: 8:30AM-4PM M-F; 9AM-N 2nd and last Sat EST
P: 606-474-5191
F: 606-474-8826
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil Actions over $5,000, Family, Contested Probate
Restricted Records: No adoption, mental, juvenile, or sealed records released
The Circuit Court clerk is responsible for managing the records of both the Circuit and District courts.
District Court
100 E Main
Carter County Justice Center
Grayson, KY 41143 courts.ky.gov/courts/clerks/Pages...
Hours: 8:30AM-4PM M-F; 9AM-N 2nd and last Sat EST
P: 606-474-6572
F: 606-474-8584
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $5,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Juvenile, Ordinances, Traffic
Restricted Records: No adoption, mental, juvenile, or sealed records released
The Circuit Court clerk is responsible for managing the records of both the Circuit and District courts.

Carter County, KY Vital Records

Contact the Carter County Office of the County Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Carter County
County Clerk
cartercounty.ky.gov/Pages/default...
8:30AM-4PM M-F; 8:30AM-N last Sat of month EST
Phone: 606-474-5188
Fax: 606-474-2719
Recorded Land Documents

Carter County Vital Certificates

Carter County Vital Certificates

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Carter County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 410.60 sq mi
Population (2009): 26,771
  • Females: 50.7%
  • White: 98.5%
  • Black/African American: 0.5%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 0.9%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 97.6%
Population Change (2000-2009): -109
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 0.4%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 2.0%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 20.8%
High School Graduates (2000): 64.4%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 8.9%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.54
Housing Units (2000): 11,534
Homeownership Rate (2000): 81.0%
Migration Flow to Carter County, KY from (2007-2008):

Carter County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $235,315
  • Construction: $16,888
  • Retail Trade: $26,479
  • Professional and Technical Services: $0
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $8,179
  • Retail Trade: $26,479
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $9,106
  • Manufacturing: $24,161
  • Farms: $-5,811
  • Government: $61,006
Employed (2000): 10,456
Unemployed (2000): 928
Unemployment Rate (2009): 12.7%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $21,434
Local Government Employment (2007): 1,131
Local Government Revenue (2007): $40,924 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $35,218 (thou. dol.)

Carter County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 373
  • Per 1,000 population: 13.7
Deaths (2007): 290
  • Per 1,000 population: 10.6
Infant Deaths (2007): 2
  • Per 1,000 population: 5.4

Carter County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 15
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 2
  • Robbery: 7
  • Aggravated Assault: 6
Property Crimes (2008): 420
  • Burglary: 148
  • Larceny-Theft: 241
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 31

Carter County Genealogy Records