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

Nicholas County, West Virginia Overview

Nicholas County is located in the state of West Virginia. The county was formed in January 30, 1818 and named after Wilson Cary Nicholas. The county seat is Summersville. As of 2015, the county has a population of 25,594. The county has a total area of 654 square miles, 647 square miles of which is land, and 7.6 square miles is water. The county consists of 24 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 26651 recorded as the one with the largest population. Nicholas County borders the following counties: Braxton County, West Virginia to the north; Kanawha County, West Virginia to the west; Webster County, West Virginia to the northeast; Clay County, West Virginia to the northwest; Fayette County, West Virginia to the southwest, and; Greenbrier County, West Virginia to the southeast.

Nicholas County Clerk Information

The Clerk’s office is where you go to:

  • Record Deeds and Wills
  • Get Marriage Licenses
  • Register to Vote
  • Obtain copies of Birth Certificates
  • You can now access the recorded documents indexing in the Clerk’s office online.

    The County Clerk has made an effort to create a site where you are can search for their public records. Being a registered user means to have a full access in the site, or you can just sign in as guest. Please note that copies can be printed from a prepayment account only. A minimum payment of $25 and a maximum payment of $500 will be accepted. All pre-payments are non-refundable and do not expire.

    Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:
    Robert Painter, County Clerk
    First floor of the Courthouse
    700 Main Street, Suite 5
    Summersville, West Virginia 26651
    Phone: (304) 872-7820
    Hours: Monday – Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

    Nicholas, WV Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200927,134
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20092,629
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200913
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200962
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20096
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20091,072
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20093,308
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200916
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009437
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20095,182
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200977
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200977
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20095,858
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009894
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200938
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009335
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20098
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009670
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009498
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200929
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200949
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200958
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009248
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009290
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20095,072

    Nicholas County Clerk’s Office
    Phone: (304) 872-7820

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