Lookup Public Records in Lincoln County, West Virginia. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Lincoln County, West Virginia Overview
Lincoln County is located in the state of West Virginia. The county was formed in February 23, 1867 and named after Abraham Lincoln. The county seat is Hamlin. As of 2017, the county has a population of 20,825. The county has a total area of 439 square miles, 437 square miles of which is land, and 1.6 square miles is water. The county consists of 18 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 25506 recorded as the one with the largest population. Lincoln County borders the following counties: Putnam County, West Virginia to the north; Logan County, West Virginia to the south; Wayne County, West Virginia to the west; Kanawha County, West Virginia to the northeast; Cabell County, West Virginia to the northwest; Mingo County, West Virginia to the southwest, and; Boone County, West Virginia to the southeast.
Lincoln County Clerk Information
The County Clerk serves as the clerk of the County Commission. The County Clerk is charged with keeping all official records, orders and minutes of all proceedings conducted by the County Commission. The County Clerk also is charged with keeping all other documents and records generated by the County Commission in carrying out its duties. Also, the County Clerk must record and keep a record of all other legal documents that meet the state guidelines for recordation.
County Clerk’s recording fees:
It is required for an individual to provide a copy of his/her valid ID to apply a certified copy of birth or death certificate by mail. The information required by the application form are the following: Information regarding the owner of the certificate, contact details of the one requestor, etc.
Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:
Direl Baker, County Clerk
Lincoln County Courthouse
PO Box 497
Hamlin, WV 25523
Phone: (304) 824-7990 Ext. 233
Fax: (304) 824-2444 or