Kentucky Vital Records


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How to Obtain Kentucky Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates

This page provides information on obtaining copies of Kentucky birth certificates, Kentucky marriage licenses, Kentucky divorce decrees and Kentucky death records. There are also useful links to past Kentucky Vital Records for those of you conducting family history research. General information about US vital records can be viewed on this site's homepage

Kentucky birth, marriage and death certificates may be obtained from the following government office:

Office of Vital Statistics
Department for Health Services
275 East Main Street
Frankfort, KY 40621

Kentucky birth, marriage and death certificate order forms as well as more information are available on the following pages:

The Kentucky Department for Public Health may be contacted by phone on (502) 564-4212 or online at

Remarks: State office has records since January 1911

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Other Kentucky Vital Records Resources
I have included these additional sites because they may contain Kentucky vital records (birth records, marriage records, divorce records or death records) that you might find useful if you are conducting genealogy research: - Kentucky a directory of  thousands of obituaries with a page of obituary indexes for each Kentucky county

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Kentucky Birth Records free online birth indexes for Kentucky

Search Kentucky Marriage Records Online - a comprehensive collection of many online marriage databases for Kentucky indexed in county order

USGenweb Archives Project - Kentucky USGenWeb is an archive of free databases including vital and other records such as marriages, church records, wills,censuses and cemetery records.

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