Lookup Public Records in Hampshire County, West Virginia. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Hampshire County, West Virginia Overview
Hampshire County is located in the state of West Virginia. The county was formed in December 13, 1754. The place was named after Hampshire, England. The county seat is Romney. As of 2015, the county has a population of 23,353. The county has a total area of 645 square miles, 640 square miles of which is land, and 4.4 square miles is water. The county consists of 20 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 26757 recorded as the one with the largest population. Hampshire County borders the following counties: Allegany County, Maryland to the north; Hardy County, West Virginia to the south; Frederick County, Virginia to the east; Mineral County, West Virginia to the west, and; Morgan County, West Virginia to the northeast.
Hampshire County Clerk Information
The County Clerk also serves as the county’s chief election official supervising elections and voter’s registration and is responsible for maintaining custody and integrity of the county’s voting machines, conducting training for poll workers, preparing the ballot and other election duties. Our office takes care of the county’s accounts receivables, payables, and payroll for county employees. We issue marriage licenses. We probate wills and assist in the administration of estates. We also preserve county documents. The County Clerk also serves as the Clerk to the Hampshire County Commission. These responsibilities include scheduling of meetings for the Commission and taking minutes for such meetings. The Clerk serves as the Chief Financial Officer for the county and prepares the County’s annual financial statement, helps prepare the coming year budget, maintains and processes all of the county’s financial needs.
It is instructed that one is demanded an acceptable identification to apply for a certified copy of vital records. The application form requires the information about the titleholder and the contact details of the one requesting (mother, father, child, current spouse, sibling, grandparent, grandchild, and etc.).
Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:
Eric Strite, County Clerk
Post Office Box 806
19 E. Main Street, Romney, WV 26757
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.