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Russell County, KY Public Records

Circuit Court
202 Monument Square, #106
Russell County Judicial Center
Jamestown, KY 42629 courts.ky.gov/courts/clerks/Pages...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM CST
P: 270-343-2185, 270-343-2186
F: 270-343-5808
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil Actions over $5,000, Family, Contested Probate
Restricted Records: No adoption, mental, juvenile, or sealed records released
The agency is open the 1st and 3rd Sat each month from 8AM-11AM. The Circuit Court clerk is responsible for managing the records of both the Circuit and District courts.
District Court
202 Monument Square, #106
Jamestown, KY 42629 courts.ky.gov/courts/clerks/Pages...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM CST
P: 270-343-2185
F: 270-343-5808
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 agency is open the 1st and 3rd Sat each month from 8AM-11AM. The Circuit Court clerk is responsible for managing the records of both the Circuit and District courts.

Russell County, KY Vital Records

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

Russell County
County Clerk
410 Monument Sq, #103
Jamestown, KY 42629 http://www.russell.clerkinfo.net/
8AM-4:30PM M-F; 8AM-11AM Sat CST
Phone: 270-343-2125
Fax: 270-343-4700
Recorded Land Documents

Russell County Vital Certificates

Russell County Vital Certificates

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Russell County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 253.53 sq mi
Population (2009): 17,377
  • Females: 51.6%
  • White: 98.1%
  • Black/African American: 0.9%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 1.7%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 96.6%
Population Change (2000-2009): 1,062
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 1.0%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 3.0%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 23.5%
High School Graduates (2000): 61.8%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 9.6%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.33
Housing Units (2000): 9,064
Homeownership Rate (2000): 79.5%
Migration Flow to Russell County, KY from (2007-2008):

Russell County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $232,592
  • Construction: $0
  • Retail Trade: $26,069
  • Professional and Technical Services: $3,422
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $7,128
  • Retail Trade: $26,069
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $7,230
  • Manufacturing: $71,655
  • Farms: $-4,982
  • Government: $48,048
Employed (2000): 6,572
Unemployed (2000): 458
Unemployment Rate (2009): 12.3%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $22,645
Local Government Employment (2007): 823
Local Government Revenue (2007): $27,568 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $22,655 (thou. dol.)

Russell County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 218
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.8
Deaths (2007): 176
  • Per 1,000 population: 10.3
Infant Deaths (2007): 1
  • Per 1,000 population: 4.6

Russell County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 20
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 3
  • Robbery: 1
  • Aggravated Assault: 16
Property Crimes (2008): 299
  • Burglary: 60
  • Larceny-Theft: 220
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 19

Russell County Genealogy Records