Fayette County KY Genealogy

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Overview of Fayette County Records

  • Fayette County was created in 1780 from Kentucky County, Virginia.
  • Copies of birth and death certificates from 1911 and later can be obtained from the Kentucky Office of Vital Statistics.
  • The Fayette County Clerk has marriage records starting in 1795, land records starting in 1794, and probate records starting in 1794.
  • The Fayette County Clerk Circuit Court has divorce records and court records starting in 1787.
  • Online indexes and images of many of the above records can be found by using the links on this site.