Henry County Arrest, Court, and Public Records
Henry County Background Information
The state of Kentucky features Henry County. There were 15,416 inhabitants in Henry County in 2010. The current county seat in Henry County is New Castle.
It was founded in 1798.
It was named for the statesman and governor of Virginia Patrick Henry.
Henry County is included in the Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Henry County Arrest Documents
Every crime committed in Henry County is recorded by the authorities. Property crime and violent crime makeup the two main classifications of crime in Henry County. In 2018, in Henry County, there were 1 violent and 7 property crimes.
Henry County Sheriff’s Office
Sheriff: Keith Perry
125 N Property Rd,
New Castle, KY 40050
Phone: (502) 845-2909
Henry County Criminal Files
The police in Henry County must keep an up to date register of all sex offenders in the region. This is not limited to those purely living and working in Henry County, but also those attending school or jailed within the county. This register is in the public domain. People in Henry County can locate any sex offenders in close proximity to their home. All criminal, jail, and inmate records in Henry County are kept up to date.
Henry County Court Documents
The county courthouse is in charge of all family, civil, and criminal cases in Henry County. The court clerk maintains all court records in Henry County. Files can be obtained at:
Henry County Courthouse
P.O. Box 359
30 N Main St
New Castle, KY 40050
Hours: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. M-F EST
Phone: (502) 845-2868
Fax: (502) 845-6738
The Court of Appeals has the power to oversee any lower court case in Kentucky when an appeal is made. The superior or trial court in Henry County is included in the 120 lower courts that the Court of Appeals can supervise.
NOTE - Standard files in Henry County can be sent by mail, email, or fax. Henry County official records can only be sent via mail.
Henry County Public Documents
In Kentucky state, files called vital files are kept on every single citizen within the jurisdiction. The vital documents in question document a person's most vital life events. These files consist of marriage, divorce, death, and birth files. Henry County plays an important role in getting vital records for the Kentucky state government. In Kentucky, counties such as Henry County are in charge of gathering some vital files, before distributing them on to the state.
Marriage files are amassed by the Kentucky county clerks. Copies of these documents are sent to the Office of Vital Statistics. County offices, such as the one in Henry County, have also been in charge of birth and death records in Kentucky's past. The files that Henry County would have gathered on these life events consist of birth certificates, death certificates, divorce decrees, marriage licenses, divorce certificates, marriage certificates, and more. All Henry County and wider Kentucky vital records are stored in one central registry. They can later be used for statistical analysis.
In Henry County, residents can access and copy these vital documents, because they are located in the public domain. Each and every Henry County resident can access vital records thanks to the 1976 Kentucky Open Files Act. In 1994, the Act was amended. A person in Henry County can access records at:
Henry County Clerk: Shanda Archer
27 South Property Rd
New Castle KY 40050
Phone: (502) 845-5705
Fax: (502) 845-5708
NOTE - The Henry County office opening times are 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday; 8:00 a.m.-N Saturday EST. Henry County residents looking to obtain copies must also bring a form of photo ID. Driver's licenses and state IDs are acceptable. A person must also put their request in writing in Henry County.