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When was Martin County, KY Created?
Martin County was created on September 1, 1870 from Lawrence County, Floyd County, Pike County and Johnson County. Currently the county was named in honor of John P. Martin, United States Congressman from Kentucky (1845–1847) .
What counties are adjacent to Martin County, KY?
Bordering Counties are Lawrence County (northwest), Wayne County, West Virginia (northeast), Mingo County, West Virginia (southeast), Pike County (south), Floyd County (southwest), Johnson County (west).
What cities and towns are in Martin County, KY?
Cities and towns located in the County include Inez, Warfield.
Where can find Martin County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Martin County vital records can be found at the Kentucky Department of Health (VDH) Office of Vital Records which has copies for of birth & deathe certificates (1911 - present), marriage licenses & divorce decrees (since June 1958). There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Kentucky for current fees and application process.
You can search online for Martin County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for Birth Certificate, Marriage / Divorce Certificate or Death Certificates to mail.
The Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives contains birth and death records for the cities of Louisville, Lexington, Covington and Newport, which introduced records laws before 1911. The Archives also offers birth and death records before to 1911 and 1911-1957 death records for the entire state.
What Martin County, KY census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Martin County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Martin Co. Mortality Schedules can be acquired for 1870 and 1880. Martin Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be acquired for 1870 and 1880. Martin Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be obtained for 1890. One can find free down loadable and also printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Kentucky Census Records Research Guide
What genealogical records can I find in the Martin County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Martin County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Kentucky Corthouse Records Research Guide.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Martin County, KY?
A list of Martin County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Kentucky Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Martin County, KY Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Martin County, KY?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Martin County. These genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Professional Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a payment. This is basically a collection that has been gathered or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site over another.