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Hopkins County, KY Public Records

Circuit Court
120 E Center St
Madisonville, KY 42431 courts.ky.gov/courts/clerks/Pages...
Hours: 7:30AM-4PM CST
F: 270-824-7032
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil Actions over $5,000, Family, Contested Probate
Restricted Records: No adoption, mental, juvenile, or sealed records released
Probate fax is same as main fax number. The Circuit Court clerk is responsible for managing the records of both the Circuit and District courts.
District Court
120 E Center St
Madisonville, KY 42431 courts.ky.gov/courts/clerks/Pages...
Hours: 7:30AM-4PM CST
F: 270-824-7032
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $5,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Juvenile, Ordinances, Traffic
Restricted Records: No adoption, mental, juvenile, or sealed records released
Probate fax is same as main fax number. The Circuit Court clerk is responsible for managing the records of both the Circuit and District courts.

Hopkins County, KY Vital Records

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

Hopkins County
County Clerk
hopkinscounty.ky.gov/index.php/el...
7:30AM-4:30PM CST
Phone: 270-821-7361
Fax: 270-821-3270

Hopkins County Vital Certificates

Hopkins County Vital Certificates

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Hopkins County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 550.56 sq mi
Population (2009): 46,167
  • Females: 51.9%
  • White: 91.6%
  • Black/African American: 6.5%
  • Asian: 0.5%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 1.2%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 90.5%
Population Change (2000-2009): -350
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 0.6%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 2.8%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 18.5%
High School Graduates (2000): 71.3%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 10.6%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.43
Housing Units (2000): 20,668
Homeownership Rate (2000): 74.7%
Migration Flow to Hopkins County, KY from (2007-2008):

Hopkins County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $878,379
  • Construction: $35,838
  • Retail Trade: $74,976
  • Professional and Technical Services: $0
  • Healthcare: $133,147
  • Banking: $24,126
  • Retail Trade: $74,976
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $20,189
  • Manufacturing: $182,720
  • Farms: $20,180
  • Government: $160,357
Employed (2000): 19,524
Unemployed (2000): 1,480
Unemployment Rate (2009): 9.4%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $28,220
Local Government Employment (2007): 2,267
Local Government Revenue (2007): $85,938 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $85,740 (thou. dol.)

Hopkins County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 665
  • Per 1,000 population: 14.4
Deaths (2007): 535
  • Per 1,000 population: 11.6
Infant Deaths (2007): 11
  • Per 1,000 population: 16.5

Hopkins County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 55
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 6
  • Robbery: 5
  • Aggravated Assault: 44
Property Crimes (2008): 611
  • Burglary: 191
  • Larceny-Theft: 380
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 40

Hopkins County Genealogy Records