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Jefferson County, West Virginia Overview

Jefferson County is located in the state of West Virginia. The county was formed in January 8, 1801 and named after Thomas Jefferson. The county seat is Charles Town. As of 2015, the county has a population of 56,482. The county has a total area of 212 square miles, 210 square miles of which is land, and 2 square miles is water. The county consists of 9 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 25414 recorded as the one with the largest population. Jefferson County borders the following counties: Washington County, Maryland to the north; Loudoun County, Virginia to the east; Berkeley County, West Virginia to the northwest, and; Clarke County, Virginia to the southwest.

Jefferson County Clerk Information

The Jefferson County Clerk, Jacqueline C. Shadle, serves as the chief election authority for the County. Along with administering elections, the Clerk’s Office maintains birth, marriage and death records, records documents, and keeps the minutes of the Jefferson County Commissioners.

Jefferson County Clerk, Jacki Shadle, and her clerks are pleased to announce that the Clerk’s office will begin accepting credit cards and electronic checks as a form of payment on April 10, 2017. The payments will be processed by Point & Pay, one of the fastest–growing companies in the convenience pay industry.

Clerk Fee Schedule (updated 2017):

The Jefferson County Clerk and the State of West Virginia provide the document inquiry service to assist the public in reviewing County records without physically coming to the courthouse to perform a record search. However, the public is advised that, while every reasonable effort is made to provide accurate and up-to-date copies of records through the service, the official records are located in the Jefferson County Clerk’s office in the Jefferson County Courthouse. The documents available for review on this website are for informational purposes only and should not be relied on as the official record. If a member of the public desires to obtain an official copy of a particular record, those documents are available at the Jefferson County courthouse, where the public may review and obtain official physical copies of the documents under seal during normal business hours.

Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:
Jacqueline C. Shadle, County Clerk
Old Court House
100 East Washington Street
Charles Town, WV 25414
Phone: 304-728-3215
Hours: Monday thru Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m

Jefferson, WV Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200955,610
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20093,590
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200944
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009304
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009213
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200938
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009705
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200910,071
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009674
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20091,155
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009290
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200913,679
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009107
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200956
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20096,211
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20092,000
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200937
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009282
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20091,633
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009148
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009245
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20091,256
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20091,121
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009120
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009179
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009401
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009319
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009104
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009427
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200962
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20099,207

Jefferson County Clerk Office
County Government Office

Address: 100 E Washington St, Charles Town, WV 25414, United States
Phone: 304-728-3215

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