Welcome to the website for Mike Johnston, Carter County Clerk. Thank you for visiting!

This website is designed to answer frequently asked questions, provide important filing information, and to better serve our community.

We have also added forms for easy download.

Some of our responsibilities include licensing vehicles, issuing marriage licenses, issuing notary bonds, recording and listing delinquent taxes, handling elections, filing liens, recording deeds, releases, mortgages, etc.

For Open Records Requests please mail your request to:

                  CARTER COUNTY CLERK

                  300 W MAIN STREET, STE 2332

                  GRAYSON, KY 41143

Or email us at: cartercountyclerk@gmail.com

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​​​​Mike Johnston

Carter County Clerk

300 W. Main Street

Grayson, KY 41143


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Online Vehicle

Registration Renewal 

Go to http://mvl.ky.gov

Grayson Office open Saturday's 

Office Hours

Grayson Office:

Weekdays 8:30 - 4:00
Only open the last Saturday of each month.

Olive Hill Office: 
Monday - Closed
Tuesday - 8:15- 6:00
Wednesday- 8:15 - 4:00
Thursday- 8:15 - 4:00
Friday - 8:15 - 4:00
Saturday- 8:15 - noon (every Saturday)

2018 Primary Election Winners

View and download the winners of the 2018 Primary Election.

Tax Sale Registration

​To participate in the Delinquent Property Tax Sale, print, complete, and submit the registration form along with any applicable fees.


View current listing of delinquent property taxes,


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Yearly Closings 

​​​​​​​Carter County Clerk

For Open Records Request please mail the request to: 300 W. Main St., Ste 232, Grayson, KY 41143

Or email request to: cartercountyclerk@gmail.com

Friday, January 1st, 2021 - New Years

Saturday, January 2nd, 2021 - Olive Hill New Years

Saturday, January 16th, 2021- Olive Hill Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday 

Monday, January 18th, 2021- Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday 

Saturday, February 13th, 2021-Olive Hill Presidents Day 

Monday, February 15th, 2021- Presidents Day

Friday, April 2nd, 2021- Good Friday 

Saturday, April 3rd 2021- Olive Hill Closed for Easter Holiday

Saturday, May 29th, 2021- Grayson/Olive Hill Closed for Memorial Day

Monday, May 31st, 2021- Memorial Day

Saturday, July 3rd, 2021 - Olive Hill Independence Day

Monday, July 5th, 2021- Independence Day

Saturday, September 4th, 2021-Olive Hill Labor Day

Monday, September 6th, 2021- Labor Day

Thursday, November 11th, 2021- Olive Hill/Grayson Veterans Day 

Thursday - Saturday November 25th-27th, 2021- Thanksgiving 

Thursday - Saturday  December 23rd-25th, 2021- Christmas

Thursday - Friday, December 30th - 31st, 2021- New years

Saturday, January 1st, 2022-State computer updates for 2022