Lookup Public Records in Calhoun CountyWest Virginia. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Calhoun County, West Virginia Overview

Calhoun County is located in the state of West Virginia. The county was formed in March 5, 1856 and named after John C. Calhoun. The county seat is Grantsville. As of 2015, the county has a population of 7,470. The county has a total area of 281 square miles, 279 square miles of which is land, and 1.4 square miles is water. The county consists of 13 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 26147 recorded as the one with the largest population. Calhoun County borders the following counties: Ritchie County, West Virginia to the north; Clay County, West Virginia to the south; Gilmer County, West Virginia to the east; Roane County, West Virginia to the west; Wirt County, West Virginia to the northwest, and; Braxton County, West Virginia to the southeast.
Calhoun County Clerk Information

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; register qualified voters
  • Maintain custody and integrity of the county’s voting machines, ballot boxes and other election supplies
  • 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
  • Oversee guardianship appointments
  • 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:
    Jean Simers, County Clerk
    PO Box 230
    Grantsville, WV 26147
    Phone: 304-354-6725
    Fax: 304-354-6447
    Email: calhounclerk@gmail.com

    Calhoun, WV Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-20096,359
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009779
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200930
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200921
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009433
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009520
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-200958
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20091,446
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20091,243
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009189
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200911
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200911
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200913
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200928
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009147
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009134
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20099
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200911
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200911
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20091,192

    Calhoun County Clerk’s Office
    County Government Office

    Address: 363 Main St, Grantsville, WV 26147, United States
    Phone: 304-354-6725

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