Office of the Nicholas County Judge Executive

​The Nicholas County Government consists of the Nicholas County Fiscal Court, numerous departments, boards and services to improve the lives of the people of Nicholas County.

The County Government is supported by various agencies who handle the legal requirements of obtaining drivers licenses, registering vehicles, and providing for enforcement of State and County Laws, as well as, prosecuting those who violate those laws.  There are also numerous agencies who support the needs of our citizens.

We are continually working on improving, updating and expanding information available to the Citizens of Nicholas County on this website.   Your are welcome to make your recommendations known to me.


Steve Hamilton
Nicholas County Judge Executive
125 E. Main Street
Carlisle, KY 40311
(859) 289-3725 - Office
(859) 289-3705 - Fax

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Contact Information

Courthouse Hours
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. weekdays

Administrative Assistant
& Tax Administrator

Tammy McConnell
(859) 289-3725

Occupational Tax Instructions and Forms [1.6mb, .pdf]

County Treasurer
Julie Watson
(859) 289-3725

Road Supervisor
Brian Thornsburg
(859) 289-2765

EMS Director
Calvin Denton
Office (859) 473-0309
Cell 859-473-0309

Emily Gaunce
Nicholas County Courthouse
Office (859) 473-5252
Fax (859) 289-2272​​

: Office of the Nicholas County Judge Executive