Harlan County Vital Records

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


Harlan County Clerks file important documents and preserve vital records in Harlan County, KY. The Clerk’s office is a valuable source for Harlan County vital records, which are available as public records. The office maintains Harlan 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 Harlan County genealogical research. Most Clerk’s Offices provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Benham City Clerk Cumberland KY 230 Main Street 40823 606-848-5506

Harlan County Clerk Harlan KY 210 East Central Street 40831 606-573-3636


Harlan County Marriage License Offices provide marriage licenses to couples who plan to marry in Harlan 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 Harlan County vital records. Harlan 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.

Harlan County Marriage License Harlan KY 210 East Central Street 40831 606-573-3636


Harlan County Coroners and Medical Examiners investigate deaths within their jurisdiction and perform autopsies and other postmortem examinations in Harlan 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 Harlan County death certifiates by contacting the Coroners or Medical Examiner’s Office directly.

Harlan County Medical Examiner & Coroner Harlan KY PO Box 148 40831 606-573-3030


Harlan County Town Hall or City Halls are the chief administrative office in Harlan County, KY. Town and City Halls often maintain records related to their municipality, including Harlan County vital records. You can find Harlan County birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, and divorce decrees at the Town Hall or City Hall. In some locations, these vital records are available online or by filling out an online request form.

Benham City Hall Cumberland KY 230 Main Street 40823 606-894-0032