Lisa Greer, Adair County Clerk pursuent to KRS424.130, announces that the 2015 Delinquent Real Property Tax Bills (Certificate of Delinquency) will be published in the Adair Progress on July 21, 2016.  The list of Certificates of Delinquency is also available for public inspection during the hours of Mon-Fri 8:00-4:00 and Saturday 8:00-12:00 at the County Clerk’s office located at 424 Public Square Ste 3, Columbia, Ky.  This list may also be inspected on the County Clerk’s website.  The Uniform Resource Locator of the website is  The tax sale will be held on August 26, 2016 beginning at 10:00 AM.  All interested participants must register with the County Clerk’s office by the close of business on August 16, 2016.  Please contact the County Clerk’s office if you need additional information about the tax sale registration process, the required registration fee or the deposit amounts that will be needed.  Taxpayers can continue to pay their delinquent tax bills to the County Clerk’s office anytime prior to the tax sale.  Please Note:  All payments must be received in the County Clerk’s office prior to the tax sale date listed on this advertisement.  Payments received after the tax sale has been conducted will be returned without exception.  Some delinquencies –  although they have been advertised – will be excluded from the tax sale in accordance with the provisions of KRS 134.504(10)(b).  If you have any question, please do not hesitate to contact the County Clerk’s office at 270-384-2801.


Lisa Greer, County Clerk

Welcome to Adair County!

I hope you find the information on this website helpful. We strive daily to provide the citizens of Adair County with all their needs in the office. We have the most current computer system which allows us to better serve you during your visit with us. Our land records and delinquent taxes are now more easily accessible because of equipment purchased through grant money and state money paid directly to the clerk for use in the clerk’s office which was at no cost to the taxpayers. If you still have questions after visiting our website, please feel free to contact the office. (270) 384-2801 or (270) 384-4007.


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