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

Grant County, West Virginia Overview

Grant County is a county located in the state of West Virginia. The county was formed in February 14, 1866. Named after Ulysses S. Grant, the county seat is Petersburg and it has a population of 11,766 as of 2015. The county has a total area of 480 square miles, with its land area encompassing 477 square miles, and its water area 2.9 square miles. The county consists of 11 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 26847 recorded as the one with the largest population. Moreover, Grant County borders the following counties: Pendleton County, West Virginia to the south; Hardy County, West Virginia to the east; Tucker County, West Virginia to the west; Mineral County, West Virginia to the northeast; Preston County, West Virginia and Garrett County, Maryland to the northwest, and; Randolph County, West Virginia to the southwest.

Grant 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

    For an individual to get a certified copy of birth certificate, one must provide any kind of identification to proceed the action via mail. Information about the owner and contact details of the one requesting the certificate is required by the application form that is linked below.

    Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:
    Seymour “Bud” Fisher, County Clerk
    5 Highland Avenue
    Petersburg, WV 26847
    Phone: 304-257-4550
    Fax: 304-257-4207

    Grant, WV Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200910,392
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20092,030
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20098
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200943
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009260
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009676
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200933
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009181
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20098
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20093,756
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200935
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200913
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20091,391
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009147
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200913
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200929
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009144
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009155
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200918
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200916
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009109
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200923
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200915
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20091,212

    Grant County Clerk’s Office
    County Government Office

    Address: 5 Highland Ave, Petersburg, WV 26847, United States
    Phone: 304-257-4545

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