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Gilmer County, West Virginia Overview

Gilmer County is located in the state of West Virginia. The county was formed in February 3, 1845 and named after Thomas Walker Gilmer. The county seat is Glenville. As of 2015, the county has a population of 8,518. The county has a total area of 340 square miles, 339 square miles of which is land, and 1.6 square miles is water. The county consists of 12 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 26351 recorded as the one with the largest population. Gilmer County borders the following counties: Doddridge County, West Virginia to the north; Braxton County, West Virginia to the south; Lewis County, West Virginia to the east; Calhoun County, West Virginia to the west, and; Ritchie County, West Virginia to the northwest.

Gilmer County Clerk Information

The responsibilities of the County Clerk and staff are:

  • 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
  • Registrar for all voters in the county
  • Conduct Absentee voting
  • Serve as election officer
  • Maintain custody and integrity of the county’s voting machines, ballot boxes and other election supplies
  • Conduct training sessions for poll workers
  • Serves as recorder of all documents
  • Keep records of County Commission transactions
  • Keep minutes of all County Commission Meetings
  • Responsible for the book keeping of the county including budget, accounting and payroll
  • Prepare Financial Statement for the county
  • Set up appointments for County Commission
  • Responsible for public notice of all Commission meetings
  • Serve as Secretary for Civil Service Commission
  • Issue hunting and fishing licenses
  • Provide notary services
  • Issue military service discharge records
  • Probate wills and assist in administration of estates

    Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:
    Jean Butcher, County Clerk
    10 Howard Street
    Glenville, WV 26351
    Phone: (304) 462-7641
    Email: jean.butcher@gilmercountywv.gov
    Hours: 8 am – 4 pm Monday thru Friday

    Gilmer, WV Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-20096,783
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009505
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200942
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20099
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20095
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20091
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009265
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009349
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200915
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-200961
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200914
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20091,681
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200916
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009112
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20091,004
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009198
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20099
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200931
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20098
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009137
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009124
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200913
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200977
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20094
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20094
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200917
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200920
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200911
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20092,009

    Gilmer County Clerk Office

    Address: 10 Howard St, Glenville, WV 26351, United States
    Phone: 304-462-7641

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