Ohio County Clerk, Bess RalphHello and welcome to the Ohio County Clerk's Office.  I would like to take this opportunity to say what an honor and privilege it is for me to serve the citizens of Ohio County and to say "Thank You" for trusting in me to be your Clerk.  The Clerk's Office provides a number of services to the citizens of Ohio County--our well-trained deputies are here to provide friendly, courteous and efficient service, and to make your visit to the clerk's office a very pleasant one.

This web site is designed to assist you by answering frequently asked questions, and outlining procedures for many of the transactions processed by the clerk's office.  This site also provides the ability to download forms that you may need.

Please contact us with any comments or suggestions that you feel will improve this web site.

Office Information

Ohio County Clerk
301 South Main St.
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:
Open ​Tuesdays 9:00am-2:00pm
Closed for lunch 12-12:30pm​
(270) 276-3904


Office Hours:
​Monday - Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm