Lookup Public Records in Monroe County, West Virginia. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Monroe County, West Virginia Overview
Monroe County is located in the state of West Virginia. The county was formed in January 14, 1799 and named after James Monroe. The county seat is Union. As of 2015, the county has a population of 13,506. The county has a total area of 474 square miles, 473 square miles of which is land, and 0.9 square miles is water. The county consists of 13 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 24963 recorded as the one with the largest population. Monroe County borders the following counties: Greenbrier County, West Virginia to the north; Giles County, Virginia to the south; Craig County, Virginia to the east; Summers County, West Virginia to the west, and; Alleghany County, Virginia to the northeast.
Monroe County Clerk Information
The County Clerk is the official recorder and record keeper for most legal documents. These documents include births, marriages, deaths, wills, deeds, mortgages, releases and much more. The County Clerk also serves as the county’s chief election official supervising elections and voter’s registration and is responsible for maintaining custody and integrity of the county’s voting machines, conducting training for poll workers, preparing the ballot and other election duties.
The following are the simple instructions you will need to access documents online: Enter the Last Name, then First Name (if known), then hit Enter. Find the appropriate document that you are searching for. On the leftmost column there may be Image in blue. If there is, click on that to view the image of the document. If the Blue Image is not there, this means the document has not been scanned. You can not print, unless you have a copy account. Copy accounts are strictly for Businesses. If you need a copy of a document and you do not have a copy account. Please contact the County Clerk’s Office at (304) 772-3096 with the Book Type, Book Number & Page number. With that we will print you out a copy of the document and send you the document and invoice. Once the invoice is received, please promptly pay. You can not request another copy of a document until your previous invoice is paid. If you are a business wishing to open a copy account, please contact the County Clerk’s Office at (304) 772-3096.
Recording fees of the office of the Clerk:
Need a birth, marriage or death record, use the online application to obtain one. Please click on the application you need, complete and either fax or mail the application, along with the appropriate fee, to the County Clerk’s Office. Our fax number is (304) 772-4191 and our mailing address is Monroe County Clerk, PO Box 350, Union, WV 24983.
Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:
Donald J. Evans, County Clerk
Monroe County Courthouse
PO Box 350
350 Main Street
Union, West Virginia 24983
Phone: (304) 772-3096