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Braxton County, West Virginia Overview

Braxton County is a county located in the state of West Virginia. The county was formed in January 15, 1836. Named after Carter Braxton, the county seat is Sutton and it has a population of 14,415 as of 2015. The county has a total area of 516 square miles, with its land area encompassing 511 square miles, and its water area 5.5 square miles. The county consists of 14 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 26601 recorded as the one with the largest population. Moreover, Braxton County borders the following counties: Nicholas County, West Virginia to the south; Calhoun County, West Virginia to the west; Lewis County, West Virginia to the northeast; Gilmer County, West Virginia to the northwest; Clay County, West Virginia to the southwest, and; Webster County, West Virginia to the southeast.

Braxton County Clerk Information

To carry out the numerous duties, the clerk of the county commission may select deputies and other employees. The budget for the operation of the county clerk’s office as a whole is determined by the county commission. The salary range for county clerks is from $42,200 to $55,440 and is required to be full-time in Class I-V counties. Their duties include:

  • Issuance of marriage licenses, birth and death certificates
  • Record births, marriages and deaths in the county
  • Serve as Chief Voter Registration Official for the county
  • Maintain custody and integrity of the county
  • Conduct training sessions for poll clerks and other election officials prior to their service
  • Serve as the recorder of all documents
  • Keep records of County Commission transactions
  • Keep minutes of all County Commission meetings
  • Prepare and send to all heirs a Notice to Redeem and take care of publications, redemptions or recording deeds with regard to delinquent property
  • Responsible for the bookkeeping of the county including budget, accounting and payroll
  • Assist the County Commission in their absence
  • Responsible for public notice of all Commission meetings
  • Serve as Secretary to the Civil Service Commissions
  • Issue hunting and fishing licenses
  • Provide notary services
  • Issue military service discharge records
  • Probate wills and assist in administration of estates
  • Conduct absentee voting and early voting, prepare ballots, accept candidate filings, and other election

Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:
Sue Ann Rutherford, County Clerk
300 Main Street
PO Box 486
Sutton, WV 26601
Phone: 304-765-2833
Fax: 304-765-2093
Email: sueann26601@yahoo.com

Braxton County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 300 Main St #109, Sutton, WV 26601, United States
Phone: 304-765-2833

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