Letcher County Courthouse
156 Main St. Suite 201
Whitesburg, KY 41858
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Circuit Court Clerk: Mike Watts

Phone: 606-633-7559

Fax: 606-633-5864

Payment options: Cash, money order, personal check, cashier's check, certified check, credit and debit cards (fee applies). For checks and money orders, must provide phone number, birth date and Social Security number. Pay online with ePay.  ID required to post bond and pick up check. All checks should be made payable to Letcher County Circuit Court Clerk.

Driver's Licensing Notice: The location of your driver’s license services may have changed. Those services are transitioning from all 120 Offices of Circuit Court Clerk to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s regional offices by June 30, 2022. To learn what to do in your county, please visit our Driver’s Licensing page.

Requesting Older Court Records: The State Records Center stores court records 15-35 years old. Submit this records request form to state.records@ky.gov or call 502-564-3617. The case and locator numbers must be provided as these records cannot be searched only by name and/or SS#. You can request the case and locator numbers from the Office of Circuit Court Clerk in the county where the case was handled. The Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives stores court records 36+ years old. To request court records from the KDLA, email kdla.archives@ky.gov or call 502-564-1787.​

Parking: Around builiding and in lot behind library. Designated parking for those with disability parking permit.

Accessibility: Ramp to building entrance. Elevator in building.

Justice, Judges & Circuit Court Clerk

Mike Watts

Mike Watts

Letcher County Judicial Center


Day Hours
Monday 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. during pandemic
Tuesday 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. during pandemic
Wednesday 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. during pandemic
Thursday 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. during pandemic
Friday 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. during pandemic
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

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