Kentucky Birth & Death Vital Records

Kentucky birth death recordsState Bird: Cardinal (Northern Cardinal)
State Flower: Goldenrod
State Name Language of Origin: Iroquoian
State Name Meaning: On the meadow/prairie
Admission to Union: June 1, 1792
Source: Wikipedia

Kentucky vital records are available for the last century in Frankfort for various small fees. Kentucky birth records are stored by the Office of Vital Statistics in the Department for Public Health and cost $10, payable by check or money order to the Kentucky State Treasurer. Stillbirth certificates are also available for $6, while Kentucky death records are the same price, with an identical payment method. For Kentucky vital records before 1911, consult the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, though they are not available for all areas, since most did not require careful recording of such events. Kentucky was the second state to be admitted to the Union after the first thirteen ratified the Constitution, after Vermont. In the following decades, Kentucky symbolized the wildness and opportunity of the American West and produced the great orator and statesman Henry Clay, who represented the state in the Senate several times.

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Kentucky Vital Records Offices


Record Type: Birth Certificates
Department for Public Health
Vital Statistics
275 E Main St - IE-A
Frankfort, KY 40621-0001
Phone: 502-564-4212
Fax: 502-227-0032
Website

Business Hours: 8AM-4:30PM
Note: The state's Birth Certificate Request Form is at http://chfs.ky.gov/forms/default.htm and click on Birth Certificate Application.
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Records Available: Death Records
Department for Public Health
Vital Statistics
275 E Main St - IE-A
Frankfort, KY 40621-0001
Phone: 502-564-4212
Fax: 502-227-0032
Website

Business Hours: 8AM-4:30PM
Note: Provide a daytime phone number.

Records Available: State Archives
Libraries & Archives Department
300 Coffee Tree Rd
PO Box 537
Frankfort, KY 40602
Phone: 502-564-8300
Fax: 502-564-5773
Website

Business Hours: 8AM-4PM

Kentucky County Birth & Death Vital Records


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