Nelson County Vital Records (Kentucky)

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


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

Nelson County Clerk Bardstown KY 113 East Stephen Foster Avenue 40004 859-289-3730


Nelson County Health Departments maintain vital records for their municipality and make them available to the public in Nelson County, KY. A Department of Health can issue certified copies of vital records including Nelson County birth certificates, death certificates, marriages certificates and licenses, and divorces decrees. Health Departments have Nelson 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.

Nelson County Health Center Bardstown KY 325 South Third Street 40004 502-348-3222

Nelson County Health Department Bardstown KY 325 North 3rd Street 40004 502-348-1891


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

Nelson County Marriage License Bardstown KY 113 East Stephen Foster Avenue 40004 502-348-1820


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

Nelson County Medical Examiner & Coroner Bardstown KY 627 North 3rd Street 40004 502-348-6451


Nelson County Town Hall or City Halls are the chief administrative office in Nelson County, KY. Town and City Halls often maintain records related to their municipality, including Nelson County vital records. You can find Nelson 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.

Bardstown City Hall Bardstown KY 220 North 5th Street 40004 502-348-5947

Bloomfield City Hall Bloomfield KY 141 Depot Street 40008 502-252-8222

New Haven City Hall New Haven KY 302 Center Street 40051 502-549-3177