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​​​​Mike Johnston

Carter County Clerk

300 W. Main Street

Grayson, KY 41143


  • January 29th​
  • February 26th
  • March 26th
  • April 30th
  • May 21st
  • ​June 25th 

Yearly Closings 

Office Hours


View current listing of delinquent property taxes,

Grayson Office open Saturday's 

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


​2022 Primary Election Candidates

View and download the candidates of the 2022 Primary Election.

​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)

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


Mike Johnston

Tax Sale Registration

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

​​​​​​​Carter County Clerk

Online Vehicle

Registration Renewal 

Go to http://mvl.ky.gov

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  • October 29th 
  • November 26th 
  • ​December 17th 
  • Saturday, January 1st, 2022 - New Years
  • Saturday, January 15th, 2022- Olive Hill Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday 
  • Monday, January 17th, 2022- Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday 
  • Saturday, February 19th, 2022-Olive Hill Presidents Day 
  • Monday, February 21st, 2022- Presidents Day
  • Friday, April 15th, 2022- Good Friday 
  • Saturday, April 16th 2022- Olive Hill Closed for Easter Holiday
  • Saturday, May 28th, 2022- Grayson/Olive Hill Closed for Memorial Day
  • Monday, May 30th, 2022- Memorial Day
  • Saturday, July 2nd, 2022 - Olive Hill Independence Day
  • Monday, July 4th, 2022- Independence Day
  • Saturday, September 3rd, 2022-Olive Hill Labor Day
  • Monday, September 5th, 2022- Labor Day
  • Friday, November 11th, 2022- Olive Hill/Grayson Veterans Day 
  • Thursday - Saturday, November 24th-26th, 2022- Thanksgiving 
  • Friday - Monday,  December 23nd-26th, 2022- Christmas
  • Friday - Monday, December 30th, 2022 - January 2nd, 2023- State computer updates