Adair County Vital Records - How to Order

Need a certified copy from the state of a birth, death, marriage or divorce record, 1911- 1988? You'll find information on the cost and how to order here [Vitalcheck]. Another source for this type of information is found here.

OR, write to
Office of Vital Statistics
State Department of Health
275 East Main St.
Frankfort, KY 40601

Department of Public Health charges (as of Feb., 2010) as follows:
Death certificate -- $6.00
Birth certificate -- $10.00
Stillbirth certificate -- $6.00
Marriage certificate --  $6.00
Divorce decree -- $6.00

In addition, a number of libraries across the state (including the Adair County Regional Library) have microfilmed copies of original death certificates through the mid-1950s. (By state law, the death certificates have to be 52 years old before being released in this manner.)

Print out the form to order a KY record from the KY Archives in Frankfort, KY, here