Ohio County Clerk

Please visit the Ohio County Clerk website for detailed information regarding motor vehicle licensing, land records, voter registration, among other important information.

For frequently asked questions regarding motor vehicle transactions, please click on the following link:  http://mvl.kytc.ky.gov/.  This site also provides the ability to download forms that you may need.

Officers & Staff

bess176w.jpgCounty Clerk: ​​Bess Tichenor Ralph 

Christina Shepherd
Chief Deputy Clerk

Debbie Beatty
Deputy Clerk

Kelly Baize
Deputy Clerk

Carla Atkins
Deputy Clerk

Jaqie Buchman
Deputy Clerk

Erika Hobdy
Deputy Clerk

Melanie Southard
Deputy Clerk

Kaylee Bratcher
Deputy Clerk


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Office Information

Ohio County Clerk
301 South Main Street
Suite 201
Hartford, KY 42347

Motor Vehicle Department
(270) 298-4422 - Office
(270) 298-4425 - Fax

Recording Department
(270) 298-4423 - Office
(270) 298-4426 - Fax

Fordsville Branch
(270) 276-3904


Office Hours

Monday - Friday:
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

First and last Saturday of each month:
8:00 am - 12:00 noon

Fordsville Branch
Tues-Wed 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed for lunch 12-12:30
First and last Saturday of each
month 9:00am - 11:00am