County Clerk Office Updates

All county clerks offices in West Virginia will continue to provide services to banks and financial institutions. Each county may implement limited hours or require appointments for entry. Updates will be posted as they become available. 

West Virginia Association of Counties - County Courthouse Statement and Contact Sheet 


Barbour County - Philippi, WV

  • Country Clerks Office and Record Room temporarily closed to public access. Only essential personnel permitted. Customers are encouraged to contact the office directly.
  • COVID-19 Press Release

 

Berkeley County - Martinsburg, WV

 

Boone County - Madison, WV

  • Currently, public access has been temporarily suspended. Customers are encouraged to contact the office directly or utilize online services.

 

Braxton County - Sutton, WV

  • Public access has been temporarily suspended. Customers are encouraged to use window services or call the office directly.

 

Brooke County - Wellsburg, WV

  • Beginning 3/25/2020, county courthouse temporarily closed until further notice. Clerical offices will conduct business via online tools, phone and mail.
  • State of Emergency Press Release

 

Cabell County - Huntington, WV

  • The Cabell County Commission held an emergency meeting by phone Sunday, March 22, 2020, and voted to suspend general public access to the Cabell County Courthouse beginning Monday, March 23, 2020, and continuing through Friday, April 3, 2020.
  • Media Release

 

Calhoun County - Grantsville, WV

 

Clay County - Clay, WV

  • Public access has been temporarily suspended at this time. Customers are encouraged to contact the office directly by phone or e-mail.

 

Doddridge County - West Union, WV

  • The Doddridge County Commission is requesting that any business that needs to be conducted at the Doddridge County Courthouse or County annex buildings to please be conducted by phone, mail, email, or online. All Doddridge County Offices will remain open during this time; however, in accordance with the most recent guidelines and best practices recommended by health care professionals, the Doddridge County Commission has restricted public access beginning Monday, March 23, 2020, until further notice.
  • Release

 

Fayette County - Fayetteville, WV

  • Public access has been limited, customers are urged to call before visiting or utilize phone, online services.
  • Media Release

 

Gilmer County - Glenville, WV

  • Hours of operation will continue as normal. Public access has been limited, customers are encouraged to contact the office directly.
  • Gilmer County Facebook - Updates

 

Grant County - Petersburg, WV

  • The Grant County Courthouse is temporarily closed to public access. Payments, filings, recordings, etc. can be mailed; offices remain open and can be contacted by phone.
  • Contact Info

 

Greenbrier County - Lewisburg, WV

  • With the exception of emergency judicial matters, the Greenbrier County Courthouse will be closed to the general public as of Tuesday, March 24th, 2020. Each department will have limited staffing but will be able to assist customers during the regular business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with essential matters via telephone, email or regular mail.
  • Release

 

Hampshire County - Romney, WV

  • Offices are open, but the commission encourages the public to utilize online measures and conduct business by phone.
  • Hampshire County Commission

 

Hancock County - New Cumberland, WV

  • As of March 24, 2020, the courthouse is closed to the public. Limited staff will be answering phones and emails. A drop box is posted outside the building for documents and will be given to the appropriate offices.
  • Hancock County COVID-19 Information

 

Hardy County - Moorefield, WV

  • Beginning Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 9am, the county offices will remain open with limited staff rotation during normal business hours but the entrance to the Courthouse will be limited to appointments and emergencies only.
  • Hardy County Press Release

 

Harrison County - Clarksburg, WV

  • With the exception of the emergency judicial matters, the Harrison County Courthouse will be closed to the general public as of Wednesday, March 25, 2020. If possible, all matters should be handled via telephone, email or regular mail.
  • Harrison County Press Notification

 

Jackson County - Ripley, WV

  • Limited public access, customers are encouraged to contact the office by mail or phone.

 

Kanawha County - Charleston, WV

  • Until further notice the County Courthouse will remain open during regular hours, 8:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday. The Judicial Annex Building is closed due to a positive case of COVID-19.
  • COVID-19 Update

 

Lewis County - Weston, WV

  • The Lewis County Courthouse and Annex are now Closed to the public. Offices will have staff on location daily. Contact the office for more information on appointments.
  • Emergency Policy Declaration

 

Lincoln County - Hamlin, WV

 

Logan County - Logan, WV

  • Public access has been temporarily suspended. Customers are encouraged to call the office directly or use mail services.
  • Logan County Clerk

 

Marion County - Fairmont, WV

  • Public access has been temporarily suspended. Customers are encouraged to contact the office by phone or mail.

 

Marshall County - Moundsville, WV

  • Public access has been temporarily suspended. Customers are encouraged to contact the office by phone or mail.
  • County Clerks Office

 

Mason County - Point Pleasant, WV

 

McDowell County - Welch, WV

  • Public access has been temporarily suspended. Customers are encouraged to contact the office directly by phone or mail.

 

Mercer County - Princeton, WV

  • Public access has been temporarily suspended. Customers are encouraged to contact the office directly by phone or mail.
  • Mercer County Commission

 

Mineral County - Keyser, WV

  • Public Access has been temporarily suspended at this time. Customers are encouraged to contact the office directly by phone or mail.
  • Mineral County County Clerk

 

Mingo County - Williamson, WV

  • As part of the state of emergency, the Mingo County Courthouse and Mingo Memorial Annex Building will be closed effective Tuesday, March 24, and will remain closed until Monday, April 6, unless otherwise ordered by the state. Only essential personnel will be in place to conduct emergency business, with non-essential personnel being on call to report, if needed. 
  • Mingo County Commission Announcement 

 

Monongalia County - Morgantown, WV

  • Public access has been temporarily suspended, customers are encouraged to contact the office directly by mail or phone. Online services are also available. 
  • Press Release

 

Monroe County - Union, WV

  • Public access has been temporarily suspended, customers are encouraged to contact the office directly by phone or mail. Operating on normal business hours.
  • Monroe County Clerk Office Statement

 

Morgan County - Berkeley Springs, WV

  • Public access has been temporarily suspended, customers are encouraged to contact the office directly by phone or mail. Operating on normal business hours.
  • Release

 

Nicholas County - Summersville, WV

  • Public access has been temporarily suspended, customers are encouraged to contact the office directly by email, phone or mail. Operating on normal business hours.
  • Media Release

 

Ohio County - Wheeling, WV

  • Public access has been temporarily suspended, customers are encouraged to contact the office directly by mail or phone. Online services are also available. 

 

Pendleton County - Franklin, WV

  • Public access has been temporarily suspended, customers are encouraged to contact the office directly by email, phone or mail. Operating on normal business hours.
  • Pendleton County Procedures

 

Pleasants County - St. Mary's, WV

  • Open to the public (3/27/2020), no restrictions.

 

Pocahontas County - Marlinton, WV

  • Public access has been temporarily suspended, customers are encouraged to contact the office directly by email, phone or mail. Operating on normal business hours. A drop box has been placed in front of the courthouse.
  • The Pocahontas Times

 

Preston County - Kingwood, WV

  • Public access has been temporarily suspended, customers are encouraged to contact the office directly by email, phone or mail. Operating on normal business hours. A drop box has been placed in front of the courthouse.
  • Preston County declares State of Emergency

 

Putnam County - Winfield, WV

  • Operating regular business hours. Public access has been temporarily limited to by appointment only. Customers are encouraged to contact the office directly by phone or mail.
  • Putnam County Commission Release

 

Raleigh County - Beckley, WV

  • Public access has been temporarily suspended, customers are encouraged to contact the office directly by email, phone or mail. Operating on normal business hours.
  • Notice to the Public

 

Randolph County - Elkins, WV

  • Operating regular business hours. Public access has been temporarily limited to by appointment only. Customers are encouraged to contact the office directly by phone or mail.
  • Randolph County Commission Notice

 

Ritchie County - Harrisville, WV

  • Operating regular business hours. Public access has been temporarily limited to by appointment only. Customers are encouraged to contact the office directly by phone or mail.

 

Roane County - Spencer, WV

 

Summers County - Hinton, WV

  • Operating regular business hours. Public access has been temporarily limited to by appointment only. Customers are encouraged to contact the office directly by phone or mail.
  • Summers County Commission Press Release

 

Taylor County - Grafton, WV

 

Tucker County - Parsons, WV

  • Public access has been temporarily suspended, customers are encouraged to use online services or to contact the office directly by email, phone or mail. Operating on normal business hours.
  • Public Notice

 

Tyler County - Middlebourne, WV

  • Operating regular business hours. Public access has been temporarily limited to by appointment only. Customers are encouraged to contact the office directly by phone or mail. 
  • Tyler County Courthouse Statement

 

Upshur County - Buckhannon, WV

  • Public access has been temporarily suspended, customers are encouraged to use online services or to contact the office directly by email, phone or mail. Operating on normal business hours.
  • Release

 

Wayne County - Wayne, WV

  • Public access has been temporarily suspended, customers are encouraged to use online services or to contact the office directly by email, phone or mail. Operating on normal business hours.
  • Herald-Dispatch Article

 

Webster County - Webster Springs, WV

  • Public access has been temporarily restricted. Customers are encouraged to contact the office directly by phone or mail.
  • Release

 

Wood County - Parkersburg, WV

  • Public access has been temporarily restricted, customers are encouraged to use online services or to contact the office directly by email, phone or mail. Operating on normal business hours.
  • The Parkersburg News and Sentinel Article

 

Wyoming County - Pineville, WV

  • Public access has been temporarily suspended, customers are encouraged to use online services or to contact the office directly by email, phone or mail. Operating on normal business hours.
  • Wyoming County Courthouse