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Clay County, KY Public Records

Circuit Court
316 Main St, #108
Manchester, KY 40962 courts.ky.gov/courts/clerks/Pages...
Hours: 7:30AM-4PM EST
P: 606-598-3663
F: 606-598-4047
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
316 Main St, #108
Manchester, KY 40962 courts.ky.gov/courts/clerks/Pages...
Hours: 7:30AM-4PM EST
P: 606-598-3663
F: 606-598-4047
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.

Clay County, KY Vital Records

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

Clay County
County Clerk
claycounty.ky.gov/Pages/default.a...
8AM-4:30PM M-F; 8AM-N Sat EST
Phone: 606-598-2544
Fax: 606-599-0603
Recorded Land Documents

Clay County Vital Certificates

Clay County Vital Certificates

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Clay County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 471.01 sq mi
Population (2009): 23,629
  • Females: 46.9%
  • White: 93.5%
  • Black/African American: 5.2%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 1.5%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 92.2%
Population Change (2000-2009): -927
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 0.7%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 2.3%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 38.3%
High School Graduates (2000): 49.4%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 8.0%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.62
Housing Units (2000): 9,439
Homeownership Rate (2000): 74.7%
Migration Flow to Clay County, KY from (2007-2008):

Clay County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $188,652
  • Construction: $6,383
  • Retail Trade: $19,414
  • Professional and Technical Services: $5,570
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $4,752
  • Retail Trade: $19,414
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $0
  • Manufacturing: $2,668
  • Farms: $-4,197
  • Government: $87,694
Employed (2000): 6,439
Unemployed (2000): 774
Unemployment Rate (2009): 14.0%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $17,803
Local Government Employment (2007): 1,012
Local Government Revenue (2007): $36,502 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $23,435 (thou. dol.)

Clay County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 306
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.9
Deaths (2007): 233
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.8
Infant Deaths (2007): 2
  • Per 1,000 population: 6.5

Clay County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 6
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 1
  • Robbery: 0
  • Aggravated Assault: 5
Property Crimes (2008): 158
  • Burglary: 54
  • Larceny-Theft: 74
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 30

Clay County Genealogy Records