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Rowan County, KY Public Records

Circuit Court
700 W Main
Morehead, KY 40351 courts.ky.gov/courts/clerks/Pages...
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM M-TH; 8:30AM-6PM F EST
P: 606-783-8505
F: 606-783-8504
No credit cards accepted for record copies or searches, etc.
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
700 W Main
Morehead, KY 40351 courts.ky.gov/courts/clerks/Pages...
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM M-TH; 8:30AM-6PM F EST
P: 606-783-8511
F: 606-783-8504
No credit cards accepted for record copies or searches, etc.
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.

Rowan County, KY Vital Records

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

Rowan County
County Clerk
Morehead, KY 40351
http://rowancountyclerk.com/
8AM-4PM EST
Phone: 606-784-5212
Fax: 606-784-2923
Recorded Documents

Rowan County Vital Certificates

Rowan County Vital Certificates

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Rowan County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 280.82 sq mi
Population (2009): 22,872
  • Females: 51.2%
  • White: 95.4%
  • Black/African American: 2.0%
  • Asian: 1.1%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 1.5%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 94.0%
Population Change (2000-2009): 778
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 1.4%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 3.7%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 25.3%
High School Graduates (2000): 70.9%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 21.9%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.39
Housing Units (2000): 8,985
Homeownership Rate (2000): 69.8%
Migration Flow to Rowan County, KY from (2007-2008):

Rowan County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $389,334
  • Construction: $0
  • Retail Trade: $35,189
  • Professional and Technical Services: $5,932
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $10,403
  • Retail Trade: $35,189
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $12,536
  • Manufacturing: $40,897
  • Farms: $-823
  • Government: $137,437
Employed (2000): 9,715
Unemployed (2000): 862
Unemployment Rate (2009): 9.2%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $22,399
Local Government Employment (2007): 904
Local Government Revenue (2007): $35,443 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $26,207 (thou. dol.)

Rowan County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 283
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.5
Deaths (2007): 204
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.0
Infant Deaths (2007): 1
  • Per 1,000 population: 3.5

Rowan County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 24
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 2
  • Robbery: 11
  • Aggravated Assault: 11
Property Crimes (2008): 339
  • Burglary: 52
  • Larceny-Theft: 274
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 13

Rowan County Genealogy Records