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Letcher County, KY Public Records

Circuit Court
156 Main St, #201
Whitesburg, KY 41858 courts.ky.gov/courts/clerks/Pages...
Hours: 8AM-4PM M-F; 8:30AM-N 1st Sat of month EST
P: 606-633-7559, 606-633-1048
F: 606-633-5864
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
156 Main St, #201
Whitesburg, KY 41858 courts.ky.gov/courts/clerks/Pages...
Hours: 8AM-4PM M-F; 8:30AM-N 1st Sat of month EST
P: 606-633-7559, 606-633-1048
F: 606-633-5864
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.

Letcher County, KY Vital Records

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

Letcher County
County Clerk
letchercounty.ky.gov/government/e...
8:30AM-4PM; 8:30AM-N Sat EST
Phone: 606-633-2432
Fax: 606-632-9282

Letcher County Vital Certificates

Letcher County Vital Certificates

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Letcher County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 339.04 sq mi
Population (2009): 23,633
  • Females: 51.0%
  • White: 98.3%
  • Black/African American: 0.6%
  • Asian: 0.4%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 0.6%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 97.8%
Population Change (2000-2009): -1,644
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 0.4%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 1.7%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 29.4%
High School Graduates (2000): 58.5%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 7.7%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.48
Housing Units (2000): 11,405
Homeownership Rate (2000): 80.9%
Migration Flow to Letcher County, KY from (2007-2008):

Letcher County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $286,915
  • Construction: $11,244
  • Retail Trade: $19,262
  • Professional and Technical Services: $7,014
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $5,224
  • Retail Trade: $19,262
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $0
  • Manufacturing: $12,615
  • Farms: $-111
  • Government: $54,438
Employed (2000): 7,758
Unemployed (2000): 958
Unemployment Rate (2009): 10.9%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $23,252
Local Government Employment (2007): 1,056
Local Government Revenue (2007): $41,262 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $18,693 (thou. dol.)

Letcher County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 305
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.7
Deaths (2007): 293
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.2
Infant Deaths (2007): 3
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.8

Letcher County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 5
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 1
  • Robbery: 1
  • Aggravated Assault: 3
Property Crimes (2008): 166
  • Burglary: 54
  • Larceny-Theft: 104
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 8

Letcher County Genealogy Records