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

Jackson County, West Virginia Overview

Jackson County is located in the state of West Virginia. The county was formed in March 1, 1831 and named after Andrew Jackson. The county seat is Ripley. As of 2015, the county has a population of 29,237. The county has a total area of 472 square miles, 464 square miles of which is land, and 7.3 square miles is water. The county consists of 13 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 25271 recorded as the one with the largest population. Jackson County borders the following counties: Wood County, West Virginia to the north; Kanawha County, West Virginia to the south; Roane County, West Virginia to the east; Mason County, West Virginia to the west; Wirt County, West Virginia to the northeast; Meigs County, Ohio to the northwest, and; Putnam County, West Virginia to the southwest.

Jackson 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:
Cheryl Bright, County Clerk
100 Court Street North
Ripley, WV 25271
Phone: 304-373-2250
Fax: 304-372-1107
Email: cheryl.bright@jacksoncountywv.com

Jackson County Clerk’s Office

Address: 100 Court St N, Ripley, WV 25271, United States
Phone: 304-373-2210

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