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Mike Johnston

​​​​​​​Carter County Clerk

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

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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)

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2018 Primary Election Winners

View and download the winners of the 2018 Primary Election.

2018 Delinquent Taxes

View current listing of delinquent property taxes,

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.

​​​​Mike Johnston

Carter County Clerk

300 W. Main Street

Grayson, KY 41143


Yearly Closings 

Grayson Office open Saturday's 


Tuesday, January 1st, 2019 - New Years

Saturday, January 19th, 2019- Olive Hill Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday 

Monday, January 21st, 2019- Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday 

Saturday, February 16th, 2019-Olive Hill Presidents Day 

Monday, February 18th, 2019- Presidents Day

Friday, April 19th, 2019- Good Friday 

Saturday, April 20th 2019- Closed for Easter Holiday

Saturday, May 25th, 2019- Closed for Memorial Day

Monday, May 27th, 2019- Memorial Day

Thursday, July 4th, 2019- Independence Day

Saturday, August 31st, 2019-Olive Hill/Grayson Labor Day

Monday, September 2nd, 2019- Labor Day

Saturday, November 9th, 2019- Olive Hill Veterans Day 

Monday, November 11th, 2019- Veterans Day 

Thursday - Saturday November 28th-30th, 2019- Thanksgiving 

Tuesday- Thursday  December 24th-26th, 2019- Christmas

Tuesday, December 31st 2019- New years

Wednesday, January 1st 2020-State computer updates for 2020