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Franklin County, KY Public Records

Circuit Court
222 St. Clair
Frankfort, KY 40601 courts.ky.gov/courts/clerks/Pages...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM EST
P: 502-564-8380, 502-564-7013
F: 502-564-8188
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil Actions over $5,000, Family, Contested Probate
Restricted Records: No adoption, mental, juvenile, or sealed records released
Criminal records can be done at AOC, 100 Mill Creek Park, Frankfort KY 40601- walk-in 7AM-3PM or drive thru 7AM -10PM. The Circuit Court clerk is responsible for managing the records of both the Circuit and District courts.
District Court
222 St. Clair
Frankfort, KY 40601 courts.ky.gov/courts/clerks/Pages...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM EST
P: 502-564-7013, 502-564-8380
F: 502-564-8188
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.

Franklin County, KY Vital Records

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

Franklin County
County Clerk
www.franklincountyclerkky.com/
8AM-4:30PM EST
Phone: 502-875-8702
Fax: 502-875-8718
Recorded Documents

Franklin County Vital Certificates

Franklin County Vital Certificates

If you would like to obtain a hard copy of a birth, death, marriage, divorce, or other vital record, you can do so by searching for and requesting a vital certificate. Vital certificates are hard copy documents, the same as those used by the United States government.

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Franklin County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 210.46 sq mi
Population (2009): 48,968
  • Females: 51.3%
  • White: 87.0%
  • Black/African American: 10.3%
  • Asian: 1.0%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 2.3%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 85.0%
Population Change (2000-2009): 1,281
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 1.9%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 3.6%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 13.1%
High School Graduates (2000): 78.8%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 23.8%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.30
Housing Units (2000): 21,409
Homeownership Rate (2000): 64.8%
Migration Flow to Franklin County, KY from (2007-2008):

Franklin County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $1,664,336
  • Construction: $47,082
  • Retail Trade: $88,486
  • Professional and Technical Services: $0
  • Healthcare: $112,702
  • Banking: $55,551
  • Retail Trade: $88,486
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $37,068
  • Manufacturing: $181,435
  • Farms: $-6,077
  • Government: $924,428
Employed (2000): 23,721
Unemployed (2000): 1,560
Unemployment Rate (2009): 9.0%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $33,366
Local Government Employment (2007): 2,509
Local Government Revenue (2007): $103,898 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $115,025 (thou. dol.)

Franklin County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 658
  • Per 1,000 population: 13.6
Deaths (2007): 415
  • Per 1,000 population: 8.5
Infant Deaths (2007): 3
  • Per 1,000 population: 4.6

Franklin County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 1,315
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 68
  • Forcible rape: 415
  • Robbery: 166
  • Aggravated Assault: 666
Property Crimes (2008): 8,815
  • Burglary: 3,547
  • Larceny-Theft: 4,493
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 775

Franklin County Genealogy Records