Franklin County Vital Records

Search Franklin County KY vital records such as births, death, marriages, and divorces.


Franklin County Clerks file important documents and preserve vital records in Franklin County, KY. The Clerk’s office is a valuable source for Franklin County vital records, which are available as public records. The office maintains Franklin County birth certificates, death certificates, and marriage records, in addition to divorce decrees. Many Clerk’s Offices have vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for Franklin County genealogical research. Most Clerk’s Offices provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Franklin County Clerk Frankfort KY 315 West Main Street 40601 502-875-8702


Franklin County Health Departments maintain vital records for their municipality and make them available to the public in Franklin County, KY. A Department of Health can issue certified copies of vital records including Franklin County birth certificates, death certificates, marriages certificates and licenses, and divorces decrees. Health Departments have Franklin County vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for genealogical research. Health Departments provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Franklin County Health Department Frankfort KY 100 Glenns Creek Road 40601 502-564-7647

Kentucky Health Department Frankfort KY 275 East Main Street 40601 502-564-7398


Franklin County Marriage License Offices provide marriage licenses to couples who plan to marry in Franklin County, KY. They are typically a division of the local county clerk or the health department. Marriage License Offices also maintain copies of marriage licenses, which are public Franklin County vital records. Franklin County Marriage License Offices provide online search tools to locate marriage licenses. To access older marriage licenses, you may need to apply in person or by mail.

Franklin County Marriage License Frankfort KY 315 West Main Street 40601 502-875-8702

Kentucky Marriage License Frankfort KY Kentucky Dept. For Public Health, Office Of Vital Statistics, 275 East Main Street - Ie-A 40621 502-564-4212


Franklin County Coroners and Medical Examiners investigate deaths within their jurisdiction and perform autopsies and other postmortem examinations in Franklin County, KY. Many vital records are available from a Coroner or Medical Examiner, including autopsy reports, investigator reports, toxicology reports, and in some cases, X-rays or photographs. An autopsy report will include the cause and manner of death. Many coroners and medical examiners provide online access to their reports. In other cases, you can obtain public records such as Franklin County death certifiates by contacting the Coroners or Medical Examiner’s Office directly.

Franklin County Medical Examiner & Coroner Frankfort KY 312 Washington Street 40601 502-227-4526

Laurel County Medical Examiner & Coroner Frankfort KY 100 Sower Boulevard 40601 502-564-4545