Local Information for Fayette County:
Kentucky Office of Vital Statistics does not have records of births or deaths prior to 1911, except delayed records of births for
those born before 1911 which have been established by affidavits and documentary evidence.
The Office of Vital Statistics does not have records of marriages or divorces prior to 1958. To inquire about marriage certificates
prior to June 1958, call the county clerk in the county where the marriage license was issued. To inquire about divorce certificates
prior to June 1958, call the circuit county clerk that granted the divorce decree.
The Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, has birth and death records for the cities of Louisville, Lexington, Covington
and Newport, which enacted records collection ordinances before 1911. They also have statewide birth and death records prior to 1911 and 1911-1957
death records (statewide).
Fayette County Clerk's Office
162 East Main Street
Lexington, KY 40507