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 County Clerk’s Office

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

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