Lookup Public Records in Hampshire CountyWest 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
Phone: 304-822-5112
Fax: 304-822-4039
Email: estrite@hampshirewv.com
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Hampshire, WV Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200920,650
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20093,996
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200972
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200918
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200920
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009615
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,944
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200987
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009537
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200940
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20096,441
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200923
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200926
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20092,832
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009535
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200914
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200914
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009177
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200937
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009586
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009328
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20098
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200911
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009147
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20092,057

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