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Harlan County, KY Public Records

Circuit Court
129 S 1st St
Harlan, KY 40831 courts.ky.gov/courts/clerks/Pages...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM EST
P: 606-573-7114
F: 606-573-5895
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil Actions over $5,000, Family, Contested Probate
Restricted Records: No adoption, mental, juvenile, sealed or domestic violence records released
The Circuit Court clerk is responsible for managing the records of both the Circuit and District courts.
District Court
129 S 1st St
Harlan, KY 40831 courts.ky.gov/courts/clerks/Pages...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM EST
P: 606-573-7114
F: 606-573-5895
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $5,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Juvenile, Ordinances, Traffic
Restricted Records: No adoption, mental, juvenile, sealed or domestic violence records released
The Circuit Court clerk is responsible for managing the records of both the Circuit and District courts.

Harlan County, KY Vital Records

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

Harlan County
County Clerk
210 E Central St, #201
Harlan, KY 40831 http://www.harlancountyclerk.com/
8:30AM-4:30PM EST
Phone: 606-573-3636
Fax: 606-573-0064

Harlan County Vital Certificates

Harlan County Vital Certificates

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Harlan County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 467.20 sq mi
Population (2009): 30,956
  • Females: 51.9%
  • White: 94.9%
  • Black/African American: 2.8%
  • Asian: 0.5%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 0.9%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 94.1%
Population Change (2000-2009): -2,246
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 0.6%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 1.6%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 33.9%
High School Graduates (2000): 58.7%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 8.9%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.47
Housing Units (2000): 15,017
Homeownership Rate (2000): 73.5%
Migration Flow to Harlan County, KY from (2007-2008):

Harlan County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $388,810
  • Construction: $14,688
  • Retail Trade: $28,988
  • Professional and Technical Services: $0
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $10,041
  • Retail Trade: $28,988
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $0
  • Manufacturing: $6,140
  • Farms: $-168
  • Government: $85,746
Employed (2000): 8,946
Unemployed (2000): 1,363
Unemployment Rate (2009): 11.1%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $21,094
Local Government Employment (2007): 1,345
Local Government Revenue (2007): $65,198 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $24,510 (thou. dol.)

Harlan County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 446
  • Per 1,000 population: 14.4
Deaths (2007): 419
  • Per 1,000 population: 13.5
Infant Deaths (2007): 5
  • Per 1,000 population: 11.2

Harlan County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 31
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 1
  • Robbery: 4
  • Aggravated Assault: 26
Property Crimes (2008): 188
  • Burglary: 59
  • Larceny-Theft: 122
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 7

Harlan County Genealogy Records