Vital Records in Kentucky

Vital records in Kentucky are maintained by the Kentucky Office of Vital Statistics, where they issue certified copies of birth, death, marriage & divorce certificates. Even older records can be requested from the county where the event took place, if available. Many counties have incomplete collections dating back to or near their founding.

Below is a table showing the year ranges that Kentucky Office of Vital Statistics can provide:

Record Type Available From
Kentucky Birth Records January 1911 – 2017
Kentucky Death Records January 1911 – 2017
Kentucky Divorce Records June 1958 – 2017
Kentucky Marriage Records June 1958 – 2017

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County Year Founded
Adair County, KY 1801
Allen County, KY 1815
Anderson County, KY 1827
Ballard County, KY 1842
Barren County, KY 1798
Bath County, KY 1811
Bell County, KY 1867
Boone County, KY 1798
Bourbon County, KY 1785
Boyd County, KY 1860
Boyle County, KY 1842
Bracken County, KY 1796
Breathitt County, KY 1839
Breckinridge County, KY 1799
Bullitt County, KY 1796
Butler County, KY 1810
Caldwell County, KY 1809
Calloway County, KY 1822
Campbell County, KY 1794
Carlisle County, KY 1886
Carroll County, KY 1838
Carter County, KY 1838
Casey County, KY 1806
Christian County, KY 1796
Clark County, KY 1792
Clay County, KY 1807
Clinton County, KY 1835
Crittenden County, KY 1842
Cumberland County, KY 1798
Daviess County, KY 1815
Edmonson County, KY 1825
Elliott County, KY 1869
Estill County, KY 1808
Fayette County, KY 1780
Fleming County, KY 1798
Floyd County, KY 1800
Franklin County, KY 1794
Fulton County, KY 1845
Gallatin County, KY 1798
Garrard County, KY 1796
Grant County, KY 1820
Graves County, KY 1824
Grayson County, KY 1810
Green County, KY 1792
Greenup County, KY 1803
Hancock County, KY 1829
Hardin County, KY 1792
Harlan County, KY 1819
Harrison County, KY 1793
Hart County, KY 1819
Henderson County, KY 1798
Henry County, KY 1798
Hickman County, KY 1821
Hopkins County, KY 1806
Jackson County, KY 1858
Jefferson County, KY 1780
Jessamine County, KY 1798
Johnson County, KY 1843
Kenton County, KY 1840
Knott County, KY 1884
Knox County, KY 1799
Larue County, KY 1843
Laurel County, KY 1825
Lawrence County, KY 1821
Lee County, KY 1870
Leslie County, KY 1878
Letcher County, KY 1842
Lewis County, KY 1806
Lincoln County, KY 1780
Livingston County, KY 1799
Logan County, KY 1792
Lyon County, KY 1854
Madison County, KY 1785
Magoffin County, KY 1860
Marion County, KY 1834
Marshall County, KY 1842
Martin County, KY 1870
Mason County, KY 1788
McCracken County, KY 1825
McCreary County, KY 1912
McLean County, KY 1854
Meade County, KY 1823
Menifee County, KY 1869
Mercer County, KY 1785
Metcalfe County, KY 1860
Monroe County, KY 1820
Montgomery County, KY 1796
Morgan County, KY 1822
Muhlenburg County, KY 1798
Nelson County, KY 1784
Nicholas County, KY 1799
Ohio County, KY 1798
Oldham County, KY 1823
Owen County, KY 1819
Owsley County, KY 1843
Pendleton County, KY 1798
Perry County, KY 1820
Pike County, KY 1821
Powell County, KY 1852
Pulaski County, KY 1798
Robertson County, KY 1867
Rockcastle County, KY 1810
Rowan County, KY 1856
Russell County, KY 1825
Scott County, KY 1792
Shelby County, KY 1792
Simpson County, KY 1819
Spencer County, KY 1824
Taylor County, KY 1848
Todd County, KY 1819
Trigg County, KY 1820
Trimble County, KY 1837
Union County, KY 1811
Warren County, KY 1796
Washington County, KY 1792
Wayne County, KY 1800
Webster County, KY 1860
Whitley County, KY 1818
Wolfe County, KY 1860
Woodford County, KY 1788