Olive Hill location will be open this Saturday from 8:15 until Noon. Grayson location will be open Saturday, February 25th.​

Both locations will be CLOSED on Saturday, February 18th & Monday, February 20th in observance of Presidents Day.

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

Tax Sale Registration

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

  • January 28th​

  • February 25th

  • March 25th

  • April 29th

  • May 20th

  • ​June 24th 

Online Vehicle

Registration Renewal 

Go to https://drive.ky.gov/motor-vehicle-licensing/Pages/default.aspx

​​​​Mike Johnston

Carter County Clerk

300 W. Main Street

Grayson, KY 41143

1.606.474.5188

​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)


Filings for 2022 General Election

View & download the candidates of the 2022 General Election.

Office Hours

  • July 29th

  • August 26th

  • September 30th 

  • October 28th 

  • November 18th 

  • ​December 16th 

Quick Links

Yearly Closings 

Grayson Office open Saturday's 

DELINQUENT BILLS

View current listing of delinquent property taxes.

Mike Johnston

Welcome

​​​​​​​Carter County Clerk

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


  • Monday, January 2nd, 2023- State computer updates​

  • Saturday, January 14th, 2023 - Olive Hill Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday 

  • Monday, January 16th, 2023 - Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday 

  • Saturday, February 18th, 2023 - Olive Hill Presidents Day 

  • Monday, February 20th, 2023 - Presidents Day

  • Friday, April 7th, 2023 - Grayson/Olive Hill Closed - Good Friday

  • Saturday, April 8th 2023 - Olive Hill Closed for Easter Holiday

  • Saturday, May 27th, 2023 - Grayson/Olive Hill Closed for Memorial Day

  • Monday, May 29th, 2023 - Memorial Day

  • Saturday, June 17th, 2023 - Olive Hill Closed for Juneteenth

  • Monday, June 19th, 2023 - Juneteenth

  • Tuesday, July 4th, 2023 - Independence Day

  • Saturday, September 2nd, 2023 - Olive Hill Labor Day

  • Monday, September 4th, 2023- Labor Day

  • Friday, November 10th, 2023 - Veterans Day
  • ​Saturday, November 11th, 2023- Olive Hill Veterans Day 

  • Thursday - Saturday, November 23rd-25th, 2023 - Thanksgiving

  • ​Monday - Tuesday, December 25th - 26th, 2023 - Christmas
  • ​Friday - Monday, December 29th, 2023 - January 1st, 2024 - State Computer Updates