Wayne County, Kentucky Genealogy Guide

Wayne County, Kentucky (Map It) was created on December 18, 1800 from parts of Pulaski County and Cumberland County. The county was named in honor of Anthony Wayne (1745–1796), Revolutionary War general . Learn More About State of Kentucky History

Wayne County is bordered by Russell County (northwest), Pulaski County (northeast), McCreary County (east), Scott County, Tennessee (southeast), Pickett County, Tennessee (southwest), Clinton County (west).

Wayne County Cities and Towns include Monticello, Parmleysville, Powersburg, Sunnybrook, Windy, Barrier, Rocky Branch, Big Sinkin, Frazier, Alpha, Cooper, Roger's Grove, Duncan Valley.

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

Wayne County, Kentucky Courthouse Records

Wayne County, Kentucky Courthouse
Wayne County, KY Courthouse

The Wayne County Courthouse is located in Monticello, Kentucky. A fire in 1898 destroyed its fourth courthouse. 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 Wayne 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.

Wayne County, Kentucky Census Records

Wayne County, Kentucky Vital Records

Wayne County, Kentucky Resources

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