Martin County, Kentucky Genealogy Guide

Martin County, Kentucky (Map It) was created on September 1, 1870 from Lawrence County, Floyd County, Pike County and Johnson County. The county was named in honor of John P. Martin, United States Congressman from Kentucky (1845–1847) . Learn More About State of Kentucky History

Martin County is bordered by Lawrence County (northwest), Wayne County, West Virginia (northeast), Mingo County, West Virginia (southeast), Pike County (south), Floyd County (southwest), Johnson County (west).

Martin County Cities and Towns include Inez, Warfield.

A Map of Martin County, Kentucky contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Martin County, Kentucky Courthouse Records

Martin County, Kentucky Courthouse
Martin County, KY Courthouse

The Martin County Courthouse is located in Inez, Kentucky. A courthouse fire in 1892 destroyed records. Learn More About State of Kentucky Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

Please contact the each clerk's department to confirm mailing address, hours, fees and other information before visiting or requesting information because contact information sometimes changes.  The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH.  The documents are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues.  Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Martin county. The date listed for each category of record is usually the earliest registration filed. The earliest date does not indicate that there are numerous records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually registered.

Martin County, Kentucky Census Records

Martin County, Kentucky Vital Records

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