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

Harrison County, West Virginia Overview

Harrison County is a county located in the state of West Virginia. The county was formed in May 3, 1784. Named after Benjamin Harrison V, the county seat is Clarksburg and it has a population of 68,714 as of 2015. The county has a total area of 417 square miles, with its land area encompassing 416 square miles, and its water area 0.5 square miles. The county consists of 21 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 26301 recorded as the one with the largest population. Moreover, Harrison County borders the following counties: Marion County, West Virginia to the north; Lewis County, West Virginia to the south; Taylor County, West Virginia and Barbour County, West Virginia to the east; Doddridge County, West Virginia to the west; Wetzel County, West Virginia to the northwest, and; Upshur County, West Virginia to the southeast.

Harrison 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:
    Susan J. Thomas, County Clerk
    301 W. Main Street
    Clarksburg, WV 26301
    Phone: (304) 624-8675
    Fax: (304) 624-8575
    Email: sthomas@harrisoncountywv.com

    Harrison, WV Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200979,696
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200913,354
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009306
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009153
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009127
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200942
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20093,298
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20099,331
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009259
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20091,289
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200993
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200914,055
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009294
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009575
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200912,510
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20097,320
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009106
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009125
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20091,266
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200910
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009207
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20092,403
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20091,542
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009197
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200918
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009242
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009130
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200988
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009513
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200913
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20098,651

    Harrison County Clerk’s Office

    Address: 301 W Main St, Clarksburg, WV 26301, United States
    Phone: 304-624-8606

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